COTS@2nd Street
(Concerts on the Slope at 2nd Street)

Join us at our additional venue now in Manhattan
Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Protection
59 East Second Street, New York, NY 10003

COTS@2nd Street is an extention of our series presenting concerts in Manhattan featuring a broader musical genre, from chamber music to jazz, and beyond...

2017 - 2018 Season

Thursday, September 21, 2017
7:30 pm

Thursday, January 25, 2018
​7:30 pm

Benjamin Larsen, cello
Hyungjin Choi, piano

Johann Sebastian Bach: Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008
Felix Mendelssohn: Variations concertantes, Op. 17
Improvisation - Jimmy van Heusen: I Thought About You
Improvisation – Hyungjin Choi: Farewell, Goodbye, Farewell
Sergei Prokofiev: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 119
Cello Quartet

Vivian Chang, cello
Benjamin Larsen, cello
Isidora Nojkovic, cello
Valeriya Sholokhova, cello

Zap! Boom! Pow! Superheroes of Music: Presentation by Lucy Warner and students from the Browning School

Manuel de Falla: Danse Rituelle Du Feu (arr. Colón)
Tom Flaherty: A Cellist’s Variations on “Home on the Range”
Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 (arr. Latham)
Felix Mendelssohn: Nocturne from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”,         Op. 21 (arr. Levenson)
John Philip Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever (arr. Moore)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Dre Equali, WoO, 30
Peter Schickele: Queen Anne’s Lace: Suite for Four Cellos
Antonín Dvořák: Silent Woods (arr. Laut)
Béla Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Dances (arr. Varga)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Chaconne (arr. Varga)

Sunday, October 22, 2017
12:30 pm

International Sounds

Brian Bak, violin
Sheng-Ching Hsu, violin
Maren Rothfritz, viola
Benjamin Larsen, cello
Eric Huckins, French horn        
Laura Del Sol Jiménez, flute
Ava Nazar, piano
Joan Tower: Rising
Ke-Chia Chen: The Silent Flame
Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 74 “Harp”

Thursday, February 8, 2018
​7:30 pm

 Hyungjin Choi, piano
Alex LoRe,

An evening of original jazz compositions by Hyungjin Choi

Thursday, November 9, 2017
7:30 pm

Pieces of Eight

Isabel Lepanto Gleicher, flute​​
Benjamin Larsen, cello
*denotes premiere
Concerts dates and programming subject to change. 

Thursday, May 10, 2018
7​:30 pm

Piano and Strings

Concerts on the Slope is a monthly concert series performed at
St. John's Episcopal Church
139 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, New York,  11217
Suggested donation $20. We encourage you to give a free will offering--proceeds go directly to the artists. (Admission is free.)
139 St. John's Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Sunday, April 29, 2018
​12:30 pm

Piano and Strings

Benjamin Larsen, cello
Beomjae Kim, flute,
Junghyun Kim, piano

Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Protection
2nd Street Cathedral
59 East Second Street
New York, NY 10003