Ken Perlman to Join Max Lifchitz and North/South Chamber Orchestra, 2/16
North/South Consonance, Inc. continues its 34th season of free-admission concerts this coming Sunday afternoon February 16 at 3 PM when banjo virtuoso Ken Perlman -- "the Heifetz of the Banjo" -- joins conductor Max Lifchitz and the Grammy nominated North/South Chamber Orchestra for the premiere of Harold Schiffman's Banjo Concerto.
The multi-generational program -- part of the Composers Now Festival -- honors Schiffman on the occasion of his 85th birthday while also featuring first performances of works by younger American composers including Brian Wilbur Grundstrom, Joseph Rubinstein, William Toutant and John Winsor.
The concert will take place at the intimate and acoustically superior auditorium of Christ & St Stephen's Church (120 West 69th St - bet Bway & Columbus) on Manhattan's Upper West Side. It will start at 3 PM and end at 4:45 PM. Free admission -- no tickets needed.
For more information, visit www.northsouthmusic.org.