Con Brio Ensemble
Sunday, October 08, 2023, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: The Church-in-the-Gardens (Sanctuary), 50 Ascan Avenue, Forest Hills, NY US 11375-6009
CON BRIO ENSEMBLE PRESENTING TWILIGHT CONCERT
AT THE CHURCH-IN-THE-GARDENS IN FOREST HILLS ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2023
Queens: Members of the Con Brio Ensemble will be performing works by Beethoven, Martinon and Brahms on Sunday, October 8, 2023 at 4:30 PM at the Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Avenue (3 blocks south of Queens Boulevard) in Forest Hills.
Critically acclaimed clarinetist, Gary Dranch, cellist Hamilton Berry, and pianist Diana Mittler-Battipaglia will perform Brahms dramatic Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano. The program will also include Beethoven's brilliant Sonata opus 69 for Cello and Piano and Martinon's avant-garde Sonatina for Clarinet and Piano(*).
Clarinetist Gary Dranch has premiered solo works internationally; Hamilton Berry, cellist, is a member of the Public Quartet; and Diana Mittler-Battipaglia is Professor of Music and Choral Director at Lehman College- CUNY.
Celebrating its 43rd season, the Con Brio Ensemble performs annual series in Queens and Manhattan and is currently in residence at Lehman College-CUNY in the Bronx.
Our website is: www.conbrioensemble.org
Admission to the concert is free: Donations will be accepted.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL:
Dr. Diana Mittler-Battipaglia
The Con Brio Ensemble
(*)The Jean Martinon Sonatine for clarinet and piano (1935), a seldom-performed work, is a challenging composition deserving to be a standard of the clarinet repertory of the 20th century, along with other works of the French "Les Six" composers such as Poulenc, Honegger, and Milhaud.