The All Seasons Chamber Players, “Continental Cuisine,” at FDU’s Edward Williams Auditorium, Sunday April 15, 2012.
Teaneck, NJ (March 12, 2012) — The All Seasons Chamber Players, one of New Jersey’s most popular and active chamber music ensembles, will perform a concert of chamber music on Sunday, April 15 at 3:00 p.m. at FDU’s Edward Williams Auditorium located at 150 Kotte Place, Hackensack, NJ. This event is sponsored by the Cultural Arts Department of the university and will also include a reception and art exhibit in the Edward Williams Gallery featuring photographs by Howard Nathenson. Admission to the concert, reception, and art exhibit are free and all are welcome. The audience is invited to come as early as 2:00 p.m. to enjoy the art exhibit and reception before the 3:00 p.m. concert. There is ample parking and seating and reservations are not needed.
The program, entitled “ Continental Cuisine”, will provide a variety of “musical treats” with a strong emphasis on Central European composers, works by Fritz Kreisler arranged for Cello and Piano, Fantasia Concertante for Piano, Flute and Cello by Carl Czerny, Rondeau in D for Piano duet by Franz Schubert, and the Trio in G Minor for Violin, Cello, and Piano, OP.15 by Bedrich Smetena. Rounding out the program will be music by a living American composer, Steve Marzullo, whose Suite for Cello and Piano will provide a light touch to the program. Bob Lawrence, Co-Director for Programs, will introduce each piece to the audience with entertaining spoken program notes.
Performers will include Brenda Sakofsky, flute; Robert Lawrence, violin; E. Zoe Hassman, cello; Jean Strickholm, piano and Jacqueline Schiller, Guest Artist, piano.
Now in its 31st season, the All Season Chamber Players has performed over 650 live concerts in the metropolitan area. In addition, thousands of people have heard the ensemble on Cablevision’s MetroArts/13 programs, Comcast, WTT-35 and other local cable TV stations. Winner of the Awards for Artistic Excellence from the Bergen County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs, the ensemble has also received grants from several corporate, foundation and private sources. Performers are professional musicians who also play with major area orchestras, Broadway shows and summer music festivals.
This concert is one of the 24 concerts performed during the 2011-2012 season.
For further information about the ensemble’s programs, players, and supporters visit www.allseasonschamberplayers.org or call (201) 768-1331 for a printed schedule.
Or call FDU’s Public Relations Office at (201)-692-7032 or (201)-692-7028, Petrocelli College at (201)-692-2671 or the All Seasons Chamber Players at (201)-768-1331.