American Chamber Ensemble In Concert At Weill Recital Hall On March 4
On Saturday, March 4, at 2:00 p.m., the American Chamber Ensemble will
perform a diverse program of contemporary and standard repertoire works
at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan.
The concert, presented by MidAmerica Productions, features Irwin Swack's
Profiles for clarinet, violin and cello, the World Premiere of Joelle
Wallach's After Alcyon's Dream for clarinet, viola and piano, Brahms'
Sonata in e minor for cello and piano, David Diamond's Quintet for flute,
violin, viola, cello and piano and the New York Premiere of Benjamin
Lees' Tapestry for flute, clarinet, cello and piano. The Lees work was
written as a special 40th anniversary commission for the American Chamber
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. Guest performers will include Michael
Finckel, cello and Patricia Spencer, flute.
General admission tickets to the March 4 concert are $35. Tickets
maybe 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 most
recent CDs are The American Chamber Ensemble Plays Peter Schickele
(http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/feb05/ACE_nws_021705.htm) and American
Clarinet Treasures - works by George Kleinsinger, Virgil Thomson, Daniel
Gregory Mason, Elliott Carter, Douglas Moore and Gary Schocker, both on
the Elysium label, featuring core members of ACE with Guest Artist Stanley
Drucker ACE concerts are assisted with public funds from the New York
State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and private contributions.
For t he 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 516-586-3433 or email them at
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