Sunday, February 3rd, 3 pm, 2019
Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue
Quintet of the Americas
Karla Moe, flute; Matt Sullivan, oboe; Benjamin Baron, clarinet; Barbara Oldham, horn; Sasha Gee Enegren, bassoon
a concert as part of the Composers Now Festival
Meet composers Xinyan Li and James Cohn.
Featuring the premiere of Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn
Ventos by Ricardo Romaneiro
Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937) (arr. William Hoyt)
"Blues" from Suite by Gunther Schuller
Mo Suo's Burial Ceremony by Xinyan Li
Danza de mediodia by Arturo Marquez
Tzigane by Valerie Coleman
Fireflies by Owl City (arr. bassoonify)
The Composers Now Festival celebrates living composers, the diversity of their voices, and the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together myriad performances ranging in genre from jazz to indie, classical to post-classical, experimental to folk, and beyond. Composers will be in attendance at all events. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York.
This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, and individual donors.
Tickets $40/Museum members $35
BARTOW-PELL MANSION MUSEUM, 895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park, BRONX, NY 10464
These programs are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, the Meet the Composer's Cary New Music Performance Fund and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Special thanks to the Hon. Helen Marshall, Borough President of Queens, and the Queens Delegation to the New York City Council.
For Quintet of the Americas press inquires, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, December 15th, 4 pm, 2018
Celebration of Jackson Heights, Queens
with the Jackson Heights Orchestra
Location: PS 69, 77-02 37th Ave., Jackson Heights, Queens, NY 11372
photo credit: Anna Rozenblat
Featuring the World premiere of For the Sparrow by Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin
Program will include these orchestral works:
Ilan Rechtman's America (Suite Popular) for solo quintet, strings, and percussion*
Concert is Free
Suggested Donation $10/ $5 seniors and students
This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
The Quintet heads to CUBA in November
The Quintet has been invited to participate in the 31st Festival de la Habana, international contemporary music festival.
The festival runs from November 3-11 and the Quintet concert will be on November 6.
Basilica San Francisco de Asis -
See 2018 for past concerts!