Palisades Virtuosi Presents South (& North!) of the Border on March 31,
Featuring World Premiere of New Work by Eric Ewazen
Ridgewood, NJ - The critically-acclaimed Palisades Virtuosi will present
"South (& North!) of the Border", a program of chamber masterworks on
Saturday, March 31 - 8:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood,
113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
This 2006-07 season concert will feature the World Premiere of another
Virtuosi commissioned work - Eric Ewazen's Palisades Suite. The Virtuosi
will also present a newly commissioned arrangement of Michael Colina's
Habanera, as well as Trio from Rio by Donald Draganski and works by
Ginastera and Villa-Lobos. For program notes and composer information,
please visit http://www.palisadesvirtuosi.org/programnotes.html. Every
concert by the Palisades Virtuosi includes a work commissioned by the
Tickets for the March 31 concert are $20 and $15 for students and
seniors. For reservations or other information, please call 201-488-1149.
Featured composer Eric Ewazen's works have been commissioned and
performed by many soloists, chamber ensembles and orchestras in the
U.S. and overseas. Recent works include "Legacy", commissioned for the
Bi-Centennial of West Point and performed by the USMA Band in Carnegie
Hall, and "Flight", commissioned by the USAF Heritage of America Band
at Langley AFB, VA, celebrating the 100th anniversary of powered flight.
Recent premieres of his orchestral and wind ensemble works have been
given by the Charleston (SC) Symphony, West Virginia Symphony, Orquesta
Sinfonica de Tenerife in Spain, Orquesta Sinfonica Carlos Chavez in
Mexico City, Orchestre de la Garde Republicaine in Paris, the Jeju Music
Festival Wind Ensemble in Korea and the Moment Musicale Orchestra of
Taiwan. Much more about him at http://www.ericewazen.com/,
The Palisades Virtuosi, consisting of flutist Margaret Swinchoski,
clarinetist Donald Mokrynski and pianist Ron Levy, is a 501 (c)(3)
organization that was established to promote and enrich the repertoire
for flute, clarinet and piano and present 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.
They are currently recording Volume Two. Read their latest From the
Palisades newsletter at
http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/jan07/PV_nws_011907.htm. Visit them
online at http://www.palisadesvirtuosi.org/.
Funding for this concert has been made possible in part by the New
Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, through grant
funds administered by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division
of Cultural and Historic Affairs.
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
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