PREFORMANCES WITH ALLISON CHARNEY Continues its 10th Season
PREFORMANCES with Allison Charney continues its 10th season on Monday, March 11th at 1:00pm at Merkin Hall with a program spanning the globe and the ages of chamber music composition.
In preparation for her upcoming recital tour, pianist Reiko Uchida will play Schubert's Sonata in A Major, D. 664, 200 years after its premiere, while the Neave Trio prepares for their upcoming concerts with two movements from Pulitzer-prize winning composer Jennifer Higdon's Piano Trio and the New York premiere of Lisa Ralia Heffter's "From Deep Space with Oxygen of Love."
Cellist Susan Salm, making her series debut, will also perform a New York premiere with "Intermezzi", composed for her by Austrian composer Wolfgang Florey. Pianist Benjamin Loeb will prepare two of his upcoming recital encore pieces - tangos by Brazilian composer, Ernest Nazareth and series founder, soprano Allison Charney, will sing operatic highlights accompanied by collaborative pianist Craig Ketter in anticipation of an upcoming orchestral celebration of Verdi.
As always, Ms. Charney's signature closing song, Strauss' "Zueignung" will complete the 90-minute program, performed without intermission.
PREFORMANCES with Allison Charney has presented over 100 of the preeminent musicians of our times. Notable appearances include those by former New York Philharmonic Music Director, Alan Gilbert; New York Philharmonic principal cellist, Carter Brey; Metropolitan Opera stars William Burden and Maria Zifchak; Orchestra of St. Luke's co-concert master, Eriko Sato; and concert pianists Joel Fan and Navah Perlman, just to name a few. In addition, the series has presented many new classical works including those by composers Mary Ellen Childs, Russell Platt, Michael Ching, Moshe Knoll and Kim D. Sherman.