Quintet of the Americas in Concert
A celebration of 40 years of Quintet of the Americas woodwind quintet commissions with global influences. Selections will include works written for the ensemble by Xinyan Li, Michael Colina, Edmund Cionek. Robert Deemer, David Dzubay, Dylan Glatthorn, Max Lifchitz, Steven Mackey, Robert Paterson, Neil Rolnick, Ricardo Romaneiro, Daniel Ott, Adam Schoenberg, and Enrique Ubieta.
New commissions to be premiered include a quintet by Queens resident Gilbert Galindo and a new piano wind sextet by Cuban composer Ernesto Oliva.
Founded in Bogota, Colombia in 1976, Quintet of the Americas has specialized in bringing music from the Western hemisphere to audiences in the United States since its arrival in New York in 1979. The group has enjoyed an international career that has taken them to concert halls throughout the Americas and Eastern Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and the Library of Congress. Members are Karla Moe, flute, Matt Sullivan, oboe, Ben Baron, clarinet, Barbara Oldham, horn and Sasha Gee Enegren, bassoon. Visit their website at http://www.quintet.org and become their friend at http://www.facebook.com/groups/325982319921/.
This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation and generous individuals. Special thanks to the Hon. Melinda Katz, Borough President of Queens, and the Queens Delegation to the New York City Council.
Marc A. Scorca Hall of The National Opera Center (View)
330 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 1000
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