NY Philharmonic Presents a Free Indoor Concert in Staten Island, 7/13
The New York Philharmonic has announced programming for the Free Indoor Concert at the Center for the Arts, College of Staten Island, CUNY, on July 13, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. The program will feature Beethoven's Rondino, for wind octet; Mendelssohn's Octet for strings; Charles Wuorinen's Bearbeitungen uber das Glogauer Liederbuch, a collection of pieces reworked from a Renaissance-era German cathedral songbook; and Mozart's Serenade No. 11 in E-flat major, for wind octet. The musicians on the program will be Assistant Concertmaster Michelle Kim and violinists Hae-Young Ham, Yulia Ziskel, and Shanshan Yao; Associate Principal Viola Rebecca Young and violist Rémi Pelletier; cellists Alexei Yupanqui Gonzales and Nathan Vickery; Principal Bass Timothy Cobb; flutist/piccolo player Mindy Kaufman; Principal Oboe Liang Wang and guest oboist Tuck Lee; clarinetist Pascual Martínez Forteza and guest clarinetist Amy Zoloto; bassoonist Roger Nye and guest bassoonist Brent Foster; and Third Horn Leelanee Sterrett and horn player R. Allen Spanjer. Major corporate support for the Free Indoor Concert has been provided by Time Warner Inc.
The concert is part of the 2014 New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks, Presented by Didi and Oscar Schafer, in which the Orchestra is returning for its 49th season with five free outdoor concerts conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert in Prospect Park, Brooklyn (July 9); Cunningham Park, Queens (July 10); the Great Lawn in Central Park, Manhattan (July 11 and 14); and Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx (July 15). The New York Philharmonic's free parks concerts have become an iconic New York summer experience since they began in 1965. More than 14 million listeners have been delighted by the performances since their inception.
Tickets are free, but required for this event. Tickets can be reserved in person at the Springer Concert Hall Box Office or by calling (718) 982-2787. There is a limit of four tickets per household. Seating is general admission.
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