Quintet Of The Americas to Present Concert Celebrating Women Composers

The concert will take place on May 14 At Gallery 9B9 In Manhattan.

By: May. 08, 2024
Quintet Of The Americas to Present Concert Celebrating Women Composers
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Quintet of the Americas will present a Celebrating Women Composers Concert on Tuesday, May 14 @ 7:30 PM at Gallery 9B9, 9 Avenue B in Manhattan, NYC, in association with 2B&2C: The Ken Kro-Ken Memorial Foundation.

This program will feature Peri Mauer's Caprice, Julia Wolfe's On Seven-Star-Shoes, Gabriela Ortiz' Puzzle-Tocas, Jenni Brandon's Five Frogs and Shanyse Strickland's Ala Arusha - Mother Earth.

Performers will be Kim Bonacorsa, flute; guest artist Rita Mitsel, oboe; David Valbuena, clarinet: Barbara Oldham, horn and Alexander Davis, bassoon.

The May 14 concert is free, but registration is required. Seating is limited so please make a reservation at quintetorg@gmail.com.

All Quintet of the Americas presentations are ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/MyTrip/ui_web/customplanner/TripPlanner.aspx.

Founded in Bogota, Colombia in 1976, Quintet of the Americas has specialized in bringing music from the Western hemisphere to audiences in the United States since its arrival in New York in 1979. The group has enjoyed an international career that has taken them to concert halls throughout the Americas and Eastern Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and the Library of Congress. Visit their website at http://www.quintet.org and become their friend at http://www.facebook.com/groups/325982319921/. Quintet photos are available at http://quintet.org/press.html.

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