Bach, Beethoven, et al. Featured at New York Philharmonic Concert, 3/27


The 2010-11 season of New York Philharmonic Ensembles, which spotlights Musicians from the Orchestra, continues on Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a program that features J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen; Philharmonic bassist David J. Grossman's Mood Swings; Beethoven's Sextet in E-flat major, Op. 81b; and Brahms's String Quintet in G major.

The performers will be Duoming Ba, Soohyun Kwon, Hyunju Lee, Anna Rabinova, Na Sun, and Sharon Yamada, violin; Irene Breslaw, Dawn Hannay, and Peter Kenote, viola; Eric Bartlett, Qiang Tu, and Wei Yu, cello; David J. Grossman and Satoshi Okamoto, bass; Philip Myers and Howard Wall, horn; Philip Smith, trumpet; Joseph Alessi, trombone; Rebekah Kenote, † soprano; and Paolo Bordignon, † harpsichord.

Since 1984 the Philharmonic Ensembles series has presented diverse programming of both classical masterpieces and modern compositions. Ensembles concerts are also offered on the Orchestra's international and domestic tours, on separate chamber music tours, and at locations throughout New York City.

The New York Philharmonic Ensembles concerts are funded, in part, by the Zubin Mehta Fund for the Orchestra, an endowment fund created to honor the accomplishments of former Philharmonic Music Director Zubin Mehta.

Programs of the New York Philharmonic are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Individual tickets for New York Philharmonic Ensembles Concerts are $33 and are available through the Merkin Concert Hall Box Office at 129 West 67th Street, New York, New York 10023. For more information, or to charge tickets, call the Merkin Concert Hall Box Office at (212) 501-3330, or online at For press tickets, call Lanore Carr at (212) 875-5714 or e-mail her at