A chamber music concert amongst planetarium stars

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Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble

The Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble will perform Angels in Flight, Distant Light, music for flute, clarinet, harp and strings on Saturday, March 23 at 6 p.m. The concert will take place at the Vanderbilt Museum’s Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road in Centerport.

Repertoire for this special concert celebrating the spring equinox will be contemporary American works for seven players, including Joel Lambdin’s Abstract No. 1, 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.

The 147-seat planetarium’s 60-foot dome and advanced Konica Minolta projection system with full-dome video and surround-sound creates an exciting, immersive audience experience.

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 Cherry Yeung, violin and Alex Morano, clarinet.

Tickets for the concert are $20 online, $25 at the door, and $15 for children 15 and younger. For more information, call 631-854-5579 or visit www.47321.blackbaudhosting.com/47321/Canta-Libre-Concert-23Mar2019.

 

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