Quintet of the Americas on Tour in Oregon and California with Concerts
on January 19 and 21
New York, NY - The Quintet of the Americas will be on tour and will
present two concerts in Oregon and California on January 19 and 21.
January 19 - 7:30 PM at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theatre, 23 South
Central Avenue Medford, Oregon
January 21 - 2:30Pm at Los Gatos High School, 20 High School Court in
Los Gatos, California.
Repertoire for these performances will include Bernstein's Overture to
Candide, Samuel Barber's Summer Music, Colombian Dances from the Quintet's
collection of traditional South American dances, Villa Lobos' Quinteto
em Forma de Choros, Gershwin's "Summertime" from Porgy and Bess, James
Cohn's Mozart Fantasy and his arrangements of Arkansas Reel and Carolina
Shout, as well as music by William Grant Still, Dr. Louis W. Ballard,
the Quintet's own Matt Sullivan, William Mayer, Charlie Parker (arr.
Edmund Cionek) and Louis Moreau Gottschalk.
For tickets and information about the January 19 concert, visit
http://www.craterian.org/, or contact the Craterian Theatre at 541-779-3000.
For tickets and information about the January 21 concert, contact Ray
Aylsworth at 408-395-4283 or [log in to unmask]
The Quintet of the Americas, consisting of flutist Sato Moughalian,
oboist Matt Sullivan, clarinetist Edward Gilmore, hornist Barbara Oldham
and bassoonist Laura Koepke, was formed in Bogota, Colombia in 1976 by
U.S. citizens who were principal wind players in the Colombian National
Orchestra. The group relocated to New York City in 1979 and has since
enjoyed an international career that has taken them to concert halls
throughout the Americas, the Caribbean Asia, including annual performances
at Manhattan's Americas Society since 1982. Two time recipients of
ASCAP-Chamber Music America Awards for Adventuresome Programming, the
Quintet's repertoire represents works from composers with a wide-range
of aesthetic viewpoints. They have recorded for CRI, Newport Classics,
MMC and XLNT. Their latest CDs are Karel Husa: Recollections on New
World and Dancing in Colombia on the MSR label. The Quintet has been
a past recipient of the CMA Commissioning Award in for a commission by
David Chaitkin and a three-year Residency Award for work in Chicago.
They are in residence in The Department of Music and Performing Arts
in The Steinhardt School at New York University. Visit their website
For more information about the Quintet of the Americas, contact Jeffrey
James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting