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May 18 Concert Flyer
Saturday, April 30, 2022 11:22 AM
New York Composers Circle will present a Celebration of Contemporary Masters concert on Wednesday, May 18 at 7:00 PM at Church of the Transfiguration (“Little Church Around the Corner”), 1 East 29th Street in Manhattan.
The program will feature violinist Rolf Schulte, who will perform 20th century master Stefan Wolpe’s Second Piece for Violin Alone, Donald Martino’s Fantasy-Variations, and will be joined by pianist Christopher Oldfather for Wolpe-disciple Raoul Pleskow’s Contrasts for Violin and Piano. Performers will also include Jacqueline Milena Thompson, soprano, Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano, Linda Wetherill, flute, Esther Lamneck, clarinet, Lois Martin, viola, and Oren Fader, guitar.
Works by NYCC members to be performed are the Pleskow Contrasts, David Mecionis’s Elegy for Joey, Roger Blanc’s Pendulum, Tamara Cashour’s ‘Baldi Buddy Ol’ Pal, Jeffrey Niederhoffer’s les pierres éclatent, Dary John Mizelle’s A World of Differences and the late John Eaton’s Tocotín.
The Mecionis and Eaton pieces will be New York Premieres, and the Blanc, Cashour, Pleskow, Niederhoffer, and Mizelle pieces will be World Premieres. Information about NYCC composers can be found at https://newyorkcomposerscircle.org/.../member-directory.html.
Tickets for the May 18 concert are $20, available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/224121763227, or at the door. Seniors are $15 and students are FREE.
For more information, call 201-675-7096 or visit https://newyorkcomposerscircle.org/. This concert is ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/.../custompl.../TripPlanner.aspx.