|Juilliard Wind Orchestra, Led by Patricia Rogers, Performs Works by Mozart and Strauss
|Sunday, October 11, 2015, at 3pm in Paul Hall|
NEW YORK — The Juilliard School’s newest ensemble, the Juilliard Wind Orchestra, is led by conductor Patricia Rogers, a member of Juilliard’s faculty and principal bassoonist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, in works by Mozart and Strauss on Sunday, October 11, 2015, at 3pm in Paul Hall at Juilliard.
The program features Mozart’s Serenade No. 11 in E-flat Major, K. 375; Strauss’s Suite in B-flat Major, Op. 4; and selections from Mozart’s Così fan tutte for eight winds (arranged by Johann Nepomuk Wendt).
The 12-15 member ensemble provides additional performance opportunities for students throughout the year, as well as the experience of working on important wind repertoire with master wind players.
About Patricia Rogers
Patricia Rogers has been principal bassoon of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra since December, 1976. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where she studied with Otto Eifert. Ms. Rogers has been a soloist with the MET Orchestra on numerous occasions in the U.S. and Europe. An active chamber musician, she appears regularly with James Levine and the MET Chamber Ensemble at Carnegie Hall. She is a past participant of the Marlboro Music Festival and can be heard on recordings from Marlboro.
At the invitation of James Levine, Ms. Rogers was a woodwind coach at the Verbier Festival from 2000-2006. She was appointed to the Juilliard faculty in 2007 and has served on the faculties of the Mannes College of Music, Manhattan School of Music, and Bard College. In recent years she has been active as a wind ensemble coach and conductor.
Sunday, October 11, 2015, at 3pm in Paul Hall (The Juilliard School, 155 West 65th Street, NYC)
Juilliard Wind Orchestra
Patricia Rogers, conductor
MOZART Serenade No. 11 in E-flat Major, K. 375
STRAUSS Suite in B-flat Major, Op. 4
MOZART Selections from Così fan tutte for eight winds (arranged Johann Nepomuk Wendt)
Tickets for $10 are available at events.juilliard.edu. Tickets are free for Juilliard students; non-Juilliard students with valid ID may purchase tickets for $5 at events.juilliard.edu or at the Juilliard Box Office.