Quintet of the Americas In Concert As Part of Wall to Wall Stravinsky
at Symphony Space on March 18
New York, NY - The Quintet of the Americas will be in concert as part
of Wall to Wall Stravinsky during the 'Fourth Quarter - Stravinsky's
Theatre' segment from 8 PM to 11 PM on Saturday, March 18, 2006 at
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street in Manhattan. The complete
event will run from 11 AM to 11 PM.
This concert will feature the complete Quintet of the Americas performing
as part of the ensemble for the composers Symphonies of Wind Instruments.
Members of the group will also perform at other parts of the marathon
as part of ensembles for Four Songs with flute, harp, and guitar and
Pribaoutki - Four songs for medium voice.
This day-long event is free and open to the public. For information,
or contact Symphony Space at 212-864-5400.
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 at
http://www.quintet.org. For more information about the Quintet of the
Americas, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or
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