Russo's "Distant Light" Septet to be performed on Saturday, September 22
Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble in
Multi-Media Concert This Saturday, September 22 at Vanderbilt Museum’s
Reichert Planetarium in Centerport, New
Chamber Ensemble will be in concert, performing A Heavenly Flight of the Autumn Sky, music for flute, clarinet, harp and
strings this Saturday, September 22 at 6:00 PM, in a multi-media event at
the Vanderbilt Museum’s Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium, 180 Little
Neck Road in Centerport, NY.
acclaimed group of musicians performing contemporary American works as the
planetarium gets utilized to its fullest potential. The dome will be filled
with images of the stars, nebulae, galaxies and much more! The ensemble
will feature music evoking all seasons of the year, highlighting Autumn
specifically. The Fall night sky will be laid out in 360 degrees above the
audience and the autumnal constellations will be brought into view.
this special concert celebrating the Fall equinox will be new American
works for seven players, including the World Premiere of Joel Lambdin’s Abstract No. 1 (composed to commemorate this special
event), Joseph Russo’s Distant Light and Gary Schocker’s Cherry Blossoms, along with contemporary Canadian composer Marjan
Mozetich’s Angels in Flight and Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro.
Performers will be
Canta Libre members Sally Shorrock,
flute, Karen Lindquist, harp, Bradley Bosenbeck, violin, Veronica Salas,
viola and Bernard Tamosaitis, cello, with special guests Janey Choi, violin
and Alec Manasse, clarinet.
Canta Libre was
founded in 2002 by flutist Sally Shorrock to foster the performance and
enjoyment of musical literature specifically written for flute, harp and
strings. They have been acclaimed by audiences throughout the Northeast,
with regular performances in Connecticut, Westchester and Long Island. They
were featured at The American Harp Society 50th Anniversary National
Conference, and have appeared at Lincoln Center, on WNYC at The Green Space,
The Music Festival of the Hamptons, Barge Music, Concerts at One at Trinity
Church in Manhattan, WLIW TV, National Public Radio of Long Island, and The
Brooklyn Public Library. Trained at the finest conservatories, many of the
members have performed and toured internationally with appearances at major
festivals, including Aspen, Spoleto and Tanglewood. Their
critically-acclaimed CD of music by Jean Francaix, Joseph Guy Ropartz, Jean
Yves Daniel-Lesur and Maurice Ravel is available on the 4Tay label. Much more about them at http://www.cantalibre.org.
about Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble, please contact Jeffrey James Arts
Consulting at 516-586-3433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.