The American Chamber Ensemble In Concert At Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital
Hall On March 12 - Celebrating 40th Anniversary and New CD
On Saturday, March 12, at 2:00 p.m., the American Chamber Ensemble
will present "Mostly Schickele" a diverse program of contemporary works
at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan.
This concert celebrates both the 40th Anniversary of ACE
(http://www.jamesarts.com/ace/40thAnniv.html) and the release of their
new Elysium CD The American Chamber Ensemble Plays Peter Schickele
The concert, presented by MidAmerica Productions, features Peter Schickele's
Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, Monochrome 3 for 9 B-flat
clarinets and Octet for clarinet, bassoon, French horn, string quartet,
and bass, along with Albert Tepper's Trio Barocco for clarinet, violin,
and piano and Lukas Foss's Three American Pieces for violin and piano.
Performers for this concert will be ACE directors Blanche Abram (piano)
and Naomi Drucker (clarinet), with ACE core members pianist Marilyn
Sherman Lehman, violinists Eriko Sato and Deborah Wong, violist Lois
Martin and cellist Chris Finckel. Other performers will include Joseph
Bongiorno, bass, Robert Wagner, bassoon, Eva Conti, French horn and the
members of The Clarinet Band: Stanley Drucker, Mindy Dragovich, Jess
Gross, Amy Shapiro, Lawrence Sobol, Claude Weinberg, Peter Weinberg and
General admission tickets to the March 12 concert are $35. Tickets may
be purchased by calling CarnegieCharge at (212) 247-7800, online at
http://www.carnegiehall.org or by visiting the Carnegie Hall Box Office.
For more information, call MidAmerica Productions at (212) 239-4699 or
visit them at http://www.midamerica-music.com.
ACE explores the great chamber music literature for clarinet and piano
in combination with strings, woodwinds and voice and presents performances
featuring world-class artists. ACE consists of the finest freelance
musicians in the New York area and has been cited by critics for their
superb presentations of chamber masterworks. Their other recent CD on
Elysium - American Clarinet Treasures - features core members of ACE
performing works by George Kleinsinger, Virgil Thomson, Daniel Gregory
Mason, Elliott Carter, Douglas Moore and Gary Schocker, with Guest Artist
ACE concerts are assisted with public funds from the New York State
Council on the Arts, a state agency, and private contributions. For the
latest American Chamber Ensemble concert listings, updates and information,
log on to http://www.jamesarts.com/ace/home.html.
For more information about the American Chamber Ensemble, please call
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-797-9166 or email them at
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