Quintet of the Americas woodwind ensemble will present “Music and Mimosas – A Concert Celebrating Nature” on Saturday, February 11, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m. at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY.
The program will include Samuel Barber’s Summer Music, Eric Ewazen’s Roaring Fork, a premiere by Queens-based composer James Cohn, as well as music by Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, and Scott Joplin, Tico-Tico, plus a Valentine surprise. The event also includes a light buffet.
As the last remaining “great country estate” in the Bronx Pelham Bay Park, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum’s mission is to create a vibrant site through the preservation, restoration and interpretation of the property and grounds for the benefit of the public throughout the New York City metro region and beyond. Visit them here.
Internationally known Quintet of the Americas is Queens’ own premiere woodwind quintet. Founded in Bogota, Colombia in 1976, the Quintet has specialized in bringing music from the Western hemisphere to audiences in the United States since its arrival in New York in 1979. The group has enjoyed an international career that has taken them to concert halls throughout the Americas and Eastern Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and the Library of Congress. Members of the Quintet are Karla Moe, flute, Matt Sullivan, oboe, Paul Won Jin Cho, clarinet, Barbara Oldham, horn, and Gina Cuffari, bassoon. They are currently in residence in The Department of Music and Performing Arts in The Steinhardt School at New York University. Visit their website here and become their friend here.