New York Philharmonic Ensembles at Merkin Concert Hall, April 13

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For Release: March 17, 2014 
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New York Philharmonic Ensembles 
at Merkin Concert Hall
April 13, 2014

Musicians from the New York
Philharmonic To Perform Works
by Kodály, Martinů, and Dvořák 

Alan Gilbert
New York Philharmonic Ensembles
Photo: Chris Lee

The New York Philharmonic Ensembles, composed of musicians from the Orchestra, will give its fifth performance of the 2013–14 season on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at Merkin Concert Hall with a concert featuring Kodály’s Duo for Violin and Cello, Martinů’s Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola, and Dvořák’s Piano Trio in F minor. The musicians on the program will be violinists Hae-Young Ham, Kuan Cheng Lu, and Daniel Reed; violist Peter Kenote; cellists Sumire Kudo and Wei Yu; and guest pianist Cecile Licad. 

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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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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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 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 For press tickets, call Lanore Carr at (212) 875-5714, or e-mail her at [email protected]


Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center

129 West 67 Street 

Sunday, April 13, 2014, 3:00 p.m. 

KODÁLY Duo for Violin and Cello 

Kuan Cheng Lu, violin; Sumire Kido, cello 


MARTINŮ Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola 

 Daniel Reed, violin; Peter Kenote, viola 


DVOŘÁK Piano Trio in F minor 

 Hae-Young Ham, violin; Wei Yu, cello; 

 Cecile Licad§, piano 


§ denotes New York Philharmonic guest artist 


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