New York Philharmonic Ensembles, Musicians from the New York Philharmonic To Perform Works by Bartók, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Vaughan Williams, May 25, 2014

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April 11, 2014
Contact: Katherine E. Johnson
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NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ENSEMBLES AT MERKIN CONCERT HALL
May 25, 2014
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic To Perform Works by
Bartók, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Vaughan Williams
The New York Philharmonic Ensembles, composed of musicians from the Orchestra, will give its last performance of the 2013–14 season on Sunday, May 25, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a concert featuring Bartók’s 44 Duos for 2 Violins, Nos. 26–44; Fanny Mendelssohn’s String Quartet; and Vaughan Williams’s Piano Quintet. The musicians on the program will be Associate Principal, Second Violin Group Lisa Kim, Hyunju Lee, Anna Rabinova, and Sharon Yamada; Assistant Principal Viola Irene Breslaw; cellists Eric Bartlett and Alexei Yupanqui Gonzales; Acting Principal Bass Satoshi Okamoto; and guest pianist Jonathan Feldman.
Since 1984 the Philharmonic Ensembles series has presented diverse programming of both classical masterpieces and modern compositions. Ensembles concerts are also offered on the Orchestra’s international and domestic tours, on separate chamber music tours, and at locations throughout New York City.
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Credit Suisse is the Global Sponsor of the New York Philharmonic.
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The New York Philharmonic Ensembles concerts are funded, in part, by the Zubin Mehta Fund for the Orchestra, an endowment fund created to honor the accomplishments of the Philharmonic’s former Music Director, Zubin Mehta.
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Classical 105.9 FM WQXR is the Radio Home of the New York Philharmonic.
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Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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New York Philharmonic Ensembles 2013–14/ 2
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Single tickets are $34. They are available through the Merkin Concert Hall Box Office at 129
West 67th Street, New York, New York 10023. For more information, or to charge tickets, call
the Merkin Concert Hall Box Office at (212) 501-3330, or online at kaufmanmusiccenter.org/MCH.
For press tickets, call Lanore Carr at (212) 875-5714, or e-mail her at [email protected]
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NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ENSEMBLES AT MERKIN CONCERT HALL
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center
129 West 67 Street
Sunday, May 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
BARTÓK 44 Duos for 2 Violins, Nos. 26–44
Lisa Kim, Hyunju Lee, violin
Fanny MENDELSSOHN String Quartet
Anna Rabinova, Hyunju Lee, violin;
Irene Breslaw, viola;
Alexei Yupanqui Gonzales, cello
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Piano Quintet
Sharon Yamada, violin; Irene Breslaw, viola;
Eric Bartlett, cello; Satoshi Okamoto, bass;
Jonathan Feldman§, piano
§ denotes New York Philharmonic guest artist
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