Thursday, February 13, 2014
The Strathmere Festival Orchestra will present an all-Mozart concert at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28
The Strathmere Festival Orchestra
To Perform the Music of Mozart
On Friday, February 28
Guest Conductor Michael Feldman and Flutist Barry Crawford
The Strathmere Festival Orchestra will present an all-Mozart concert at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 28, at the Church of Saint Joseph in Greenwich Village, New York City. The orchestra will perform the Symphony No. 38, Serenade No. 6 K. 239 (“Serenata Notturna”) and two popular flute compositions, the Andante for Flute & Orchestra K. 315 and the Flute Concerto No. 1 K. 313 featuring soloist Barry Crawford.
Barry Crawford is principal flute for the Strathmere Festival Orchestra and the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players in New York City. Much in demand as a soloist, Mr. Crawford is currently touring with the Brandenburg Ensemble, performing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4. He is a member of Poetica Musica, Chamberosity, and Ensemble Pi and has soloed with the American Ballet Theater and the Riverside Symphony. He has been a guest soloist at some of the world’s leading concert halls including Boston Symphony Hall, Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco and the Chicago’s Symphony Center. He appears regularly at internationally recognized music festivals including Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival and the Spoleto Festival in Italy.
The concert will also feature guest conductor Michael Feldman, best known as one of the founders of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s where he serves as administrator and occasional conductor.
Comprised of more than 30 professional musicians from the metropolitan region, the Strathmere Festival Orchestra is under the direction of Music Director Per Brevig, a Norwegian born musician who was the principal trombonist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Maestro Brevig is affiliated with the Aspen Music Festival, Julliard, Manhattan and Mannes Schools of Music, and with the Manchester Symphony Orchestra. He is the founder of the Edvard Grieg Society and is the recipient of numerous awards and prizes.
The Church of Saint Joseph is located at 371 Sixth Avenue on the corner of Washington Place. Admission at the door is $30.00 for adults and $20.00 for students and seniors. For more information, visit www.strathmerefestivalorchestra.org or call 609-338-4820.