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Brooklyn Magazine: At Home with “Brownstone”: the Metropolis Ensemble Celebrates Ten Years

“Brownstone,” a fifteen-minute work by composer Jakub Ciupinski, first premiered in an actual brownstone—not a historic mansion—in 2010. Commissioned by the Metropolis Ensemble, it was first inspired by board member and artist Jennifer Salomon, who wanted to host a private concert in her Brooklyn home, one which stretched out over the house’s three floors.