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Athena Music Foundation Megan Weston, General Director Dr. Michael Fennelly, Music Director

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Megan Weston sang The Purple Heart Song on August 7th, National Purple Heart Day, in a commemoration honoring the brave ...
08/11/2020
Hail to the Purple Heart

Megan Weston sang The Purple Heart Song on August 7th, National Purple Heart Day, in a commemoration honoring the brave American military men and women who were wounded or lost their lives on the battlefield. National Purple Heart Honor Mission Purple Heart Day

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Wonderful concert last night at #Carnegie Hall!#TheAthenians #soldoutconcert #ChineseNewyear
02/08/2020

Wonderful concert last night at #Carnegie Hall!#TheAthenians #soldoutconcert #ChineseNewyear

The Athenians perform at Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall tonight! It's sold-out! #Carnegie #soldoutconcert #TheAthenians #ope...
02/07/2020

The Athenians perform at Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall tonight! It's sold-out! #Carnegie #soldoutconcert #TheAthenians #operagala

The Athenians perform at Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall in a program celebrating Chinese New Year this Friday at 7:30pm! Tic...
02/01/2020
Chinese New Year Spectacular VI | Feb 7, 2020 at 7:30 PM

The Athenians perform at Carnegie Hall, Zankel Hall in a program celebrating Chinese New Year this Friday at 7:30pm! Tickets available on the Carnegie Hall website from $28-$120.

Cong Bi, PianoQuan Chen, SopranoDeni Bonet, ViolinJiehua Shi, Min Cheng, and Qinglin Cai, Chinese Opera Kunqu PerformersMegan Weston, SopranoMichael Fennelly, PianoThe Athenians, Opera Ensemble

Happy New Year from The Athenians!! Thank you to everyone who supported us this past year! Big things ahead in 2020!
01/03/2020

Happy New Year from The Athenians!! Thank you to everyone who supported us this past year! Big things ahead in 2020!

What a fun evening celebrating Athena Music Foundation last night! Special thank you to Alice Kandell and Michael Fennel...
11/25/2019

What a fun evening celebrating Athena Music Foundation last night! Special thank you to Alice Kandell and Michael Fennelly!❤️

The Athenians are the featured performers for the Kamen Brain Tumor Foundation Gala at the Metropolitan Club tonight!
11/15/2019

The Athenians are the featured performers for the Kamen Brain Tumor Foundation Gala at the Metropolitan Club tonight!

Lompoc Music Association and Athena Music Foundation Recital Series present soprano Megan Weston and pianist Michael Fen...
09/29/2019

Lompoc Music Association and Athena Music Foundation Recital Series present soprano Megan Weston and pianist Michael Fennelly in “Grand Tour” on Sunday, September 29 at 3pm! Featuring music by Mozart, Schumann, Chopin, Verdi, Rachmaninov and Liszt. If you are in the Santa Barbara/ Lompoc, California area don’t miss this wonderful concert!

Bravo to our Music Director Dr. Michael Fennelly for his performance at the Kennedy Center yesterday!
09/08/2019
Michael Fennelly, Pianist

Bravo to our Music Director Dr. Michael Fennelly for his performance at the Kennedy Center yesterday!

Michael performed Rachmaninoff in the opening festival of The Reach at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. yesterday!

08/30/2019
Michael Fennelly, Pianist

Fabulous outdoor performance yesterday by Michael Fennelly, Pianist accompanied by Matthew Lobaugh of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Gottschalk’s Grande Tarantelle!!👏

Michael was fantastic yesterday performing the Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 for the first time for Tenafly Summer Concerts accompanied by the wonderful Matthew Lobaugh!! Special thanks to mayor Peter Rustin, Ellie Sturrock with Zion Entertainment and Analia Farfan and everyone who attended!!🎵

The Athenians featuring Samarie Alicea-Feulien, Gustavo Feulien, Megan Weston, and Michael Fennelly, Pianist enchanted t...
08/07/2019

The Athenians featuring Samarie Alicea-Feulien, Gustavo Feulien, Megan Weston, and Michael Fennelly, Pianist enchanted the audience at the beautiful Pocono Mountains Music Festival on Saturday, August 3! #TheAthenians #operagala

What a wonderful way to end our season!  The Athenians gave a thrilling French themed performance in "Cabaret Français" ...
06/16/2019

What a wonderful way to end our season! The Athenians gave a thrilling French themed performance in "Cabaret Français" for the Paris American Club at The National Arts Club on Friday! Special thank you to Francis Dubois for inviting us to perform. #Athenians #operagala #nycconcerts

Congratulations to the wonderful duo Soprello, featuring Allison Pohl MacRae and Alistair MacRae, cellist with Michael F...
06/10/2019

Congratulations to the wonderful duo Soprello, featuring Allison Pohl MacRae and Alistair MacRae, cellist with Michael Fennelly, Pianist for a beautiful, artistic, and inventive evening of music on Friday!!!💕 #AMFchambermusic #Athenarecitalseries #NYCconcert #classicalmusic

Don't miss SOPRELLO featuring Allison Pohl, Alistair Macrae, and Michael Fennelly THIS FRIDAY at 7PM at the Kosciuszko F...
06/06/2019

Don't miss SOPRELLO featuring Allison Pohl, Alistair Macrae, and Michael Fennelly THIS FRIDAY at 7PM at the Kosciuszko Foundation House, 15 East 65th Street, New York City! #AMFChamberMusic #recitalseries

05/14/2019

Beautiful performance of Schoenberg’s “Transfigured Night” from our concert last Thursday with Michael Fennelly conducting and principal musicians from the Metamorphosis Chamber Orchestra! #TransfiguredNight #Schoenberg #Chambermusic #VerklärteNacht

Congratulations to our wonderful performers - Gregory Lorenz, Michael Fennelly, Metamorphosis Chamber Orchestra, and Meg...
05/12/2019

Congratulations to our wonderful performers - Gregory Lorenz, Michael Fennelly, Metamorphosis Chamber Orchestra, and Megan Weston, and thank you to all who attended our concert “At the Edge of Awareness” last Thursday at the Kosciusko Foundation House! What an incredible evening of music!!

CONCERT TONIGHT at the Kosciuszko Foundation House, 15 East 65th, New York. Tickets are $30. Hope you can make it!  Repe...
05/09/2019

CONCERT TONIGHT at the Kosciuszko Foundation House, 15 East 65th, New York. Tickets are $30. Hope you can make it! Repertoire includes Schoenberg's
"Transfigured Night" and a new arrangement for sextet of Butterworth's "Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad". www.athenamusicfoundation.org

05/09/2019
Michael Fennelly, Pianist

Concert TONIGHT at 7PM, Kosciuszko Foundation House, 15 East 65th St, New York. Tickets are $30. Here is Michael Fennelly conducting Schoenberg's incredible "Transfigured Night" at our dress rehearsal!

Schoenberg’s beautiful “Transfigured Night” at our dress rehearsal for Athena Music Foundation’s concert tomorrow- Thursday, May 9 at the Kosciusko Foundation House at 7pm. Hope you can make it! For more info and tickets: www.athenamusicfoundation.org

Beautiful performance by The Athenians yesterday afternoon at Westchester Community College! #Athenians #amazingsingers
04/29/2019

Beautiful performance by The Athenians yesterday afternoon at Westchester Community College! #Athenians #amazingsingers

Congratulations to #Charity4Orphans for a beautiful concert featuring #TheAthenians!! Also performing were Big Apple Bar...
04/07/2019

Congratulations to #Charity4Orphans for a beautiful concert featuring #TheAthenians!! Also performing were Big Apple Baroque ensemble and Tunisian violinist Habib Achek. A special thank you to Chevalier Francis Dubois and St George’s Church! The proceeds of the concert were donated to The Fields to benefit Charity 4 Orphans, a foundation for Iraqi orphans.

The Athenians just returned from an amazing week in Dubai where they performed a gala concert at the gorgeous Palazzo Ve...
01/21/2019

The Athenians just returned from an amazing week in Dubai where they performed a gala concert at the gorgeous Palazzo Versace for the 2019 World Finance United Exchange Summit!!!

Wishing you a very Happy New Year from the Athenians!!!🎉
01/01/2019

Wishing you a very Happy New Year from the Athenians!!!🎉

Athena Music Foundation presented not one, but two gala concerts on Thursday, Nov 29th! First, The Athenians performed a...
12/01/2018

Athena Music Foundation presented not one, but two gala concerts on Thursday, Nov 29th! First, The Athenians performed at the fabulous Masked Ball of The Consulate General of France in NY - all of the guests were attired in fanciful animal themed costumes and masks! A special thank you to Consul General Anne-Claire Legendre and Francis Dubois. Our second gala concert that evening was at the United Nations for WeLink! Sincerest thanks to Catherine Chen for inviting us once again. #operagala #WeLink #unballoinmaschera #Athenians

Metropolitan Opera soprano and Broadway star Alyson Cambridge with special guest Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis...
11/19/2018

Metropolitan Opera soprano and Broadway star Alyson Cambridge with special guest Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis join Athena's Music Director, pianist Michael Fennelly at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall next Sunday, November 25 at 7:30pm in a wonderful program of holiday favorites, arias, art songs, spirituals, as well as Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue! What a perfect way to welcome the holiday season! For tickets please visit: https://bit.ly/2Fxcc9E

The Athenians with pianist Michael Fennelly, soprano Samarie Alicea, soprano Megan Weston, and baritone Gustavo Feulien ...
11/14/2018

The Athenians with pianist Michael Fennelly, soprano Samarie Alicea, soprano Megan Weston, and baritone Gustavo Feulien perform a program of French music at the beautiful Consulate General of France, NYC on November 15th!

Presented by the Athena Music Foundation! World-renowned opera singer and Broadway star Alyson Cambridge will perform a ...
11/11/2018
Met Opera And Broadway Star Alyson Cambridge Takes Center Stage This Holiday Season at Carnegie Hall

Presented by the Athena Music Foundation!

World-renowned opera singer and Broadway star Alyson Cambridge will perform a special holiday solo concert, accompanied by pianist Michael Fennelly, at Carnegie Hall's beautiful Weill Recital Hall on Sunday, November 25 at 7:30PM.

World-renowned opera singer and Broadway star Alyson Cambridge will perform a special holiday solo concert, accompanied by pianist Michael Fennelly, at Carnegie Hall's beautiful Weill Recital Hall on Sunday, November 25 at 7:30PM.

11/06/2018

Stunning Finale of Athena Music Foundation's Gala Concert last Friday in New York City!!! Michael Fennelly, Pianist, Music Director with soloists from The Athenians, Everett McCorvey and the National Chorale, and the Metamorphosis Chamber Orchestra! #AthenaMusicFoundation #Athenians #NationalChorale #MetamorphosisChamberOrchestra

Congratulations to all the fantastic artists who performed in our gala concert honoring Dame Alice Kandell last Friday i...
11/06/2018

Congratulations to all the fantastic artists who performed in our gala concert honoring Dame Alice Kandell last Friday in New York City! It was an incredible evening of music!! #Athenians #AthenaMusicFoundation #NationalChorale #MetamorphosisChamberOrchestra

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11/05/2018

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Athena Music Foundation

Athena Music Foundation promotes opera and classical music by presenting dynamic performances of the highest artistic quality in New York City and around the globe.

Athena Music Foundation's programs include a recital and chamber music series, and a global touring troupe, The Athenians, who have appeared in such far-flung locations as Dubai, Macau, and Beijing. Based in New York City, the Athenians have built a reputation for their high-caliber performers, and uniquely thrilling and engaging style of opera gala concerts. Athena Music Foundation is dedicated to music education, specifically our Young Performers Program which includes opportunities for student instrumentalists and singers to work closely with our exceptional teaching artists in lessons and performances. In addition, we regularly provide opportunities for students from under-served communities and senior citizens to attend our events.

Athena Music Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization EIN 83-0589917.

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The Athenians are an ensemble of professional soloists from the Metropolitan Opera and other leading opera companies and orchestras who specialize in uniquely engaging opera gala concerts, tours, and staged opera productions. Our performances have included gala concerts for the World Finance United Exchange Summit 2019 in Dubai, Kamen Brain Tumor Foundation, the Consulate General of France in New York City, Vital Voices - Fortune's Most Powerful Women and the US Department of State Women's Mentoring Partnership , the Smithsonian Freer/Sackler Museum, International Women's Day and WeLink Film Festival at the United Nations, The City of Tenafly Summer Concert Series, Palm Beach Theater Guild, and a tour of China with performances at Tsinghua University in Beijing, and Dom Pedro V Theater in Macau. The Athenians have collaborated with the National Chorale, Metamorphosis Chamber Orchestra, and have appeared in productions of La traviata and The Paris Salon with the Berkshire Theater Group.

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Athena Music Foundation Recital and Chamber Music Series continues in 2019 with exciting performances at one of New York City's architectural treasures, the gorgeous Kosciuszko Foundation located at 65th Street and Fifth Avenue. This season we present Metropolitan Opera tenor Gregory Lorenz in a new arrangement byDr. Michael Fennelly for string sextet of Six Songs from 'A Shropshire Lad' by George Butterworth. In addition, Dr. Michael Fennelly conducts the Athena Chamber Ensemble in Arnold Schoenberg's intensely romantic Verklärte Nacht. Our season continues with Soprello, a musical collaboration between soprano Allison Pohl and cellist Alistair MacRae, in a program that explores the connections between vibrating strings and the human voice. They will be premiering a new Bach/Gounod Ave Maria arranged by Dr. Michael Fennelly.

Athena Music Foundation Recital Series has produced concerts featuring soprano Alyson Cambridge and pianist Dr. Michael Fennelly at Carnegie Hall, soprano Joanna Mongiardo and pianist Rochelle Jonck at the National Opera Center, and soprano Megan Weston and Michael Fennelly at the historic Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara.

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