Saturday, September 5, 2009

Three Performances of Russo's Septet "Distant Light" Scheduled this Fall

Three performances of Russo's Septet "Distant Light" were performed this fall by the ensemble Canta Libre. The Septet is scored for Flute, Clarinet, Harp and String Quartet. Here was the schedule:
1. Sunday, September 27th 1:30 p.m. Sachem Library 150 Holbrook Rd. Holbrook, N.Y. (631) 588-5024 Free Admission
2. Saturday Oct. 17th, 6:00 p.m. Salmagundi Center for Amercian Art 47 Fifth Ave. New York, N.Y. (212) 255-7740 Tickets $20
3. Sunday Oct. 18th 2:30 p.m. South Huntington Library 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd. South Huntington, N.Y. (631) 549-4411 Free Admission
To hear excerpts of the Septet's three movements you may click here.

UPDATE:  as of November 2011 a number of harpists have purchased the music to Distant Light in Mexico City (Mexico), Los Angeles (USA), Maryland (USA), Long Island, New York (USA), New Canaan, Connecticut (USA), Angers (France), Netherlands.