Palisades Virtuosi Presents Almost Oktoberfest on September 30, Featuring
World Premiere of New Work by Frank Ezra Levy
Ridgewood, NJ - The critically-acclaimed Palisades Virtuosi will present
"Almost (!) Oktoberfest", a program of chamber works by German and
American composers on Saturday September 30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Unitarian
Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
This 2006-07 season-opening concert will feature the world premiere
of Frank Ezra Levy's Trio #2 for flute, clarinet & piano. The Virtuosi
will also present Brahms' Sonata Op. 120 No.2 in Eb Major for clarinet
& piano, Walter Geiseking's Sonatine for Flute & Piano, C.P.E. Bach's
Trio #3 in G Major for flute clarinet & piano and Michael Webster's
"Magic Flute" Fantasy - a fantasy on themes from Mozart's The Magic
Flute. Every concert by the Palisades Virtuosi includes a work commissioned
for the ensemble.
Tickets for the September 30 concert are $20 and $15 for students and
seniors. For reservations or other information, please call 201-488-1149.
Composer Frank Ezra Levy has more than 90 published works to his credit,
including 4 Symphonies and a large variety of chamber works for diverse
combinations of instruments. His 3rd Symphony was premiered at Carnegie
Hall in 1989. In July '94, Levy's 4th Symphony was recorded for MMC
Records by the Bratislava Radio Orchestra and released in 1995. Four
of his orchestral work, including his 2nd Cello Concerto, were recorded
in 2004 by the Irish National Orchestra for Naxos Records, and were
released in 2005 on the American Masters series.
The Palisades Virtuosi, consisting of flutist Margaret Swinchoski,
clarinetist Donald Mokrynski and pianist Ron Levy, was established to
promote and enrich the repertoire for flute, clarinet and piano and
presents concerts that include existing and newly-commissioned repertoire
for this configuration, supplemented by solos, duos and larger works
featuring guest artists. Volume One of their New American Masters CD
series has been released by Albany Records -
Visit the Virtuosi online at http://www.palisadesvirtuosi.org/.
For more information about the Palisades Virtuosi, contact Jeffrey
James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting