Westbury Celebrates Russian Romantic Music
On Sunday, March 4 at 12 noon, Chamber Players International's Musical
Cuisine concert series will present a special brunch and concert celebrating
great Russian romantic music for violin, cello and piano at the DeSeversky
Conference Center on the campus of New York Institute of Technology,
Northern Boulevard in Old Westbury, New York.
This program will present the Rachmaninov Cello Sonata, a Shostakovich
Piano Trio No. 2 and his Piano and Violin Preludes, performed by
world-renowned violinist Anna Rabinova, cellist Natalia Khoma and pianist
This program begins with a champagne brunch buffet at 12 noon followed
by the concert at 1:30 PM. Admission is $60 per person with group rates
available. For reservations (required) and information, contact Chamber
Players International toll-free at 1 (877) 444-4488.
Anna Rabinova, a member of the New York Philharmonic, was the winner of
the Bach International Competition in Leipzig, Germany, and was awarded
first prize at the 16th International Competition in Belgrade. As winner
of the 1993 Concerto Competition at The Juilliard School, she performed
Shostakovich's Concerto No. 1 (Stanislav Skrowaczewski conducting).
Natalia Khoma is the first and only Ukrainian cellist to have won at
the Tchaikovsky Competition. She has since distinguished herself as a
recitalist and soloist with orchestras through the former USSR, as well
as USA, Canada, South America, Germany, Norway, Belgium, Italy, France,
Spain, Switzerland, Eastern Europe and the Middle and Far East.
Volodymyr Vynnytsky, a laureate of the Margueritte Long-Jacques Thibaud
International Piano Competition in Paris (1983), has established himself
as a distinctive musical personality. Residing in the US since 1991,
he is a visiting member of the faculty at State University of New York,
in Purchase, NY, and an artist-in-residence at the Music and Art Center
of Greene County, in Hunter, NY.
Musical Cuisine is long-established as a popular Long Island classical
chamber music series. It has the unusual distinction of presenting
world-class artists performing chamber music in an intimate and relaxed
environment after a champagne brunch.
Chamber Players International is a major regional presenting and performing
arts organization, presenting between 25 and 30 concert events serving
the entire New York metropolitan area. Its artistic mission is to bring
chamber music and chamber orchestra performances of the highest artistic
quality to audiences throughout the area with such world-renowned ensembles
as the International Chamber Orchestra of Rome and New York core-ensemble
members as violinist Anna Rabinova, violist Catherine Greene, cellists
Andrey Tchekmazo and Natalia Khoma, clarinetist Charles Neidich and
pianists Tatiana Goncharova, Voldymyr Vynnytsky and Mirian Conti. In
the 2006-07 season CPI has subscription concerts series at the DeSeversky
Center, Molloy College (Rockville Centre) and the Long Island Children's
Museum (Garden City). Visit them online at
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
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