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Grawemeyer Players performance

Sunday, March 26, 2017, at 3:00pm

Catch the Grawemeyer Players in action

at the Kosciuszko Foundation House in NYC 

Sunday, March 26 at 3pm!

Free and open to the public

Seating limited. First come, first served. 

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They will also perform at the Northeast Horn Workshop at the Hartt School of Music on Satuday, March 25 at 3pm. More info is available at here 

The 90-minute KF concert will feature interesting music by 8 composers, 4 of whom have won the Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition, and 6 of whom are Polish composers. In addition to music by Penderecki and Lutosławski, we will perform music by the great film composer, Wojciech Kilar, the 24-year-old emerging composer Aleksandra Chmielewska, who is currently studying in Warsaw, Kazimierz Machala, a successful active composer living in Warsaw, and of course, Frédéric Chopin!


Kathleen Karr, flute, Jennifer Potochnic, oboe, Matthew Nelson, clarinet Bruce Heim, horn, Matthew Karr, bassoon Stephen Mattingly, guitar, Sidney King, bass Naomi Oliphant, piano


Hornmusic No. 1 (1976) Esa-Pekka Salonen (b. 1958)
Bruce Heim, horn, Naomi Oliphant, piano

Three Miniatures for Clarinet and Piano (1956) Krzysztof Penderecki (b. 1933)
I. Allegro
II. Andante cantabile
III. Allegro ma non troppo
Matthew Nelson, clarinet, Naomi Oliphant, piano

Epitaph in Memoriam Alan Richardson (1979) Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994)
Jennifer Potochnic, oboe, Naomi Oliphant, piano

"Allegretto" from Sonata for Horn and Piano (1954) Wojciech Kilar (1932-2013)
Bruce Heim, horn, Naomi Oliphant, piano

Snow Dreams (1983) Joan Tower (b. 1938)
Kathleen Karr, flute, Stephen Mattingly, guitar

Taniec polska (Polish Dance) (2016) Aleksandra Chmielewska (b. 1993)

Waltz No. 3 in A minor 'Grande Valse Brillante', Op. 34 No. 2 Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849), arr. Matthew Karr

Waltz No. 10 in B minor, Op. 69 No. 2 Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849), arr. Matthew Karr

Celtic Scents, Suite No. 1 Kazimierz Machala (b. 1948)
I. Goldenrod
II. Meadowsweet
III. Juniper
Kathleen Karr (flute), Jennifer Potochnic (oboe), Matthew Nelson (clarinet), Bruce Heim (horn), Matthew Karr (bassoon), Stephen Mattingly (guitar), and Sidney King (double bass)

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