New York Philomusica

2005-2006 Subscription Concerts - New York

Merkin Concert Hall, Abraham Goodman House
(129 West 67th Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam)

The 34th Season!

New York Philomusica has just announced programming for the next season. All programs and dates subject to change.

Thursday, September 29, 2005, 8PM

Thursday, December 15, 2005, 8PM

Thursday, Feburay 16, 2006, 8PM

Thursday, March 30, 2006, 8PM

Thursday, May 4, 2006, 8PM

Detailed programs at a glance

We are pleased that you joined us for our 2004-05 season. In 2005-06 we offer an array of chamber music and a revisit of our relationship with the late, great Sir Roland Hanna, from whom we commissioned a number of important works. We also examine the influence of jazz on Stravinsky in 1918, when he wrote his famous "A Soldier's Tale," which we perform with Kurt Vonnegut's original text of Private Eddie Slovick's execution in January 1945. Special focus will be given to Mozart on his 250th birthday in 2006 and to Shostakovich who would have been 100 in this same year.

Please take note that the fourth concert will be held at The Broadway Presbyterian Church (Broadway at 114th Street), selected for this concert after a wide and careful search, for its musical ambience and accessibility. It is handicapped friendly and easily reached by public transportation, using the subway line 1, exiting at either 110th Street or 116th Street, by the No. 104 Broadway bus, or the No. 4 bus (from the East Side). We will be happy to advise you how to get there and to help in anyway we can; your continued support is essential to our future. We hope you will want to join us for this unique offering.

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Detailed Programs

Thursday, September 29, 2005, 8PM
7:30PM Meet-the-Artists Session
   Post-concert Reception

JANÁCEK Concertino for piano, clarinet, horn, bassoon, 2 violins & viola
MICHAEL BERKELEY Quintet for Clarinet & Strings
HAMILTON Sea Music (Quintet for Clarinet & Strings)
BRAHMS Trio for Piano, Violin & Horn in E-flat Major, Op. 40

Thursday, December 15, 2005, 8PM
7:30PM Meet-the-Artists Session
    Post-concert Reception

ELLINGTON New World A-Comin'
            (arranged by SIR ROLAND HANNA; commissioned by NYPm)
SIR ROLAND HANNA Story Often Told, Seldom Heard
                               (commissioned by NY Philomusica)
                             Desert Knights (commissioned by NY Philomusica)
                             Quest (written for NY Philomusica)
FAURÉ Piano Quintet No. 2, in C Minor

Thursday, February 16, 2006, 8PM
7:30PM Meet-the-Artists Session
   Post-concert Reception
with Andrew Clark, horn

MOZART Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 for string quartet & bass
              Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 452 for piano & winds
              String Quintet in D Major, K. 593 for 2 violins, 2 violas & 'cello
              Romanze from Concerto No. 3, K. 447 for horn
                    (arranged by M. Haydn)
             Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Little Night Music) in G Maj, K. 525
              for string quartet & bass

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Thursday, March 30, 2006, 8PM
**The Broadway Presbyterian Church, Broadway at 114th Street **

7:30PM Meet-the-Artists Session
   Post-concert Reception

STRAVINSKY A Soldier's Tale (text: Kurt Vonnegut)
Preceded by jazz musicians of great repute with music of their own

Thursday, May 4, 2006, 8PM
7:30PM Meet-the-Artists Session 
  Post-concert Reception

SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110
SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57

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