Friday, July 19, 2019

You're Invited To Roosevelt Island Concerts Presentation Of The Funky Fugues Of Bach, Haydn & Ives Saturday, July 20 At Good Shepherd

As reported earlier this year,the Roosevelt Island classical concert series organizers, R&R Concerts began their 12 season with a new name, Roosevelt Island Concerts. According to Roosevelt Island Concerts:

Roosevelt Island Concerts is currently in its 12th season and has become a vital asset in the cultural life of Roosevelt Island. Augmenting its rich chamber music programming, the series has recently begun to present orchestral concerts under the direction of conductor Benjamin Hochman. The generosity of our audiences is an essential part of the series, complementing the support of individuals, corporations, and institutions in and beyond New York City. One of the few concert series in New York that produces both orchestral and chamber music concerts, the series is earning a reputation as an essential part of New York City’s rich landscape of classical music....
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and attend live this Roosevelt Island Concerts presentation tomorrow evening:
Saturday, July 20th, 7:30 p.m.

Good Shepherd Chapel

Roosevelt Island Concerts Presents:


Join us in visiting several generations of fugue as wielded by the master of the form himself to the most successful musical hobbyist in history. From new arrangements to staples to beloved classic string quartets to some of America's earliest classical music, there's a fugue for everyone!

Bach - Selections from The Art of Fugue
Haydn - Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, No. 2
Ives - String Quartet No. 1 ("From the Salvation Army")

Ralph Allen, violin
Claudia Schaer, violin
Isabella Mensz, viola
Iris Jortner, cello

Your generous contribution keeps the series affordable
Suggested donation: $20
Students & seniors: $10
Check out the Roosevelt Island Concerts web site to learn more about the orchestra, the artists and how to help with your support.