Piano Quartet No. 3 by American Composer David Winkler Premiered by New
York Philharmonic Ensemble on January 10 in New York City
American composer David Winkler's Piano Quartet No. 3 will be given its
World Premiere by members of the New York Philharmonic Ensembles on
Sunday, January 10 - 3 PM at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, 129
West 67th Street in Manhattan.
The composer writes about the new work, 'Scored for violin, viola, cello
and piano, my new piano quartet is in three contrasting movements and
was composed for ensemble members Anna Rabinova, violin, Tatiana Goncharova,
piano, Dorian Rence, viola and Qiang Tu, cello.
Other works on the program include Mozart's Sonata for Violin and Bass
in F major, Walter Piston's Duo for Viola and Cello, Moszkowski's Suite
for Two Violins and Piano, Op. 71 and Turina's Piano Trio No. 1.
Tickets for the January 10 concert are $32 and are available from the
Merkin Hall Box Office at 212-501-3330 or
David Winkler's recent commissions have included new works for the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Symphony Un Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina; National Symphony Orchestra of Bolivia, Alabama Symphony (Birmingham, AL), The Korean Broadcasting System, Chamber Orchestra Kremlin, Queen's Chamber Band, Houston Grand Opera, and Kharkov Philharmonic (Ukraine). He has also been the recipient of commissions from the Kennedy Center for its 25th Anniversary Symphonic Commission program, an Aspen Music Festival Violin Concerto Commission, a Leonard Bernstein Tanglewood Composer Fellowship, a Fromm Foundation commission in cooperation with the Berkshire Music Center at Tanglewood, the BMI Young Composer Award and the Rapaport Prize, administered by Columbia University. He has been composer in residence with the Aspen Music Festival, the Banff Centre, Opera/Omaha (1996 and 1997), the Chautauqua Opera and the Lincoln Center Institute. He is a member of ASCAP and has
been a recipient of several special ASCAP Awards.
Naxos has issued a critically acclaimed CD (American Classics No:
8.559383) featuring Mr. Winkler's Piano Concerto and Elements Concerti.
More about the disk at
http://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=3D8.559383. His latest
newsletter is at http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/aug09/DW_nws081009.pdf
and his website is at http://www.davidwinklernyc.org/.
For more information about composer David Winkler, please contact Jeffrey
James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
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