Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble will be in concert, performing A Heavenly Flight of the Autumn Sky, music for flute, clarinet, harp and strings on Saturday, September 22 at 6:00 PM at the Vanderbilt Museum’s Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road in Centerport, NY.
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Repertoire for this special concert celebrating the Fall equinox will be contemporary American works for seven players, including the World Premiere of Joel Lambdin’s Abstract No. 1 (composed to commemorate this special event), Joseph Russo’s Distant Light and Gary Schocker’s Cherry Blossoms, along with contemporary Canadian composer Marjan Mozetich’s Angels in Flight and Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro.
Performers will be Canta Libre members Sally Shorrock, flute, Karen Lindquist, harp, Bradley Bosenbeck, violin, Veronica Salas, viola and Bernard Tamosaitis, cello, with special guests Janey Choi, violin and Alec Manasse, clarinet.
BBC Music Magazine says Canta Libre’s music is “…vivacious and youthful…beautifully nuanced.”
Canta Libre was featured recently at Lincoln Center, at the American Harp Society 50th Anniversary National Conference. The ensemble also has appeared at numerous regional venues, including at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, on WNYC Radio at The Green Space, The Music Festival of the Hamptons, Bargemusic, WLIW TV, National Public Radio of Long Island, Brooklyn Public Library, and at colleges, music festivals, libraries, community centers and historic sites throughout Connecticut, Westchester County and Long Island.