CAG Artists on tour in March

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March 2017

Lysander Piano Trio, Naomi Louisa O’Connell, and Jennifer Stumm perform at Weill Recital Hall

Tuesday, March 14, 7:30pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

Current CAG artists join forces with alumni for a CAG Encores! concert featuring works by Fauré, Hindemith, Gilad Cohen (world premiere), and a set of Irish Songs.

Sponsored by the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund

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Pianist Daniel Hsu performs at Festival of the Arts BOCA 

Friday, March 10, 7:30pm

Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton

Daniel performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with The Symphonia, Boca Raton and conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos. Also on the same program is superstar violinist Sarah Chang, performing Bruch’s Concerto in G minor.

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 CAG Artists on tour

New York and East Coast
March 2 – Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, with Useful Chamber, Trinity Church, NYC
March 3 – PUBLIQuartet, “Modern Voices” with Nadia Sirota, viola and Ian Rosenbaum, percussion, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
March 6 – Jiji, guitar, The Bohemians Concert Series at the Kosciuszko Foundation, NYC
March 9 – Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, Morning Musicales, Haverford, PA
March 12 – Lysander Piano Trio, East Meadow Library, East Meadow, NY
March 12 – Donald Sinta Quartet, Brooklyn Public Library, NY
March 12 – Fei-Fei Dong, piano, Smithsonian American Arts Museum, Washington, DC
March 16 – Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, with Useful Chamber, Trinity Church, NYC
March 25 – Verona Quartet, Electric Earth Concerts, Peterborough, NH
March 29 – Jiji, guitar, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY
March 31 – Daniel Hsu, piano, Caspary Auditorium, Rockefeller University, NYC

March 7 – Lysander Piano Trio, Bemidji State University School of Music, Bemidji, MN
March 10 – Naomi Louisa O’Connell, mezzo-soprano, with Brent Funderburk, piano, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS
March 15 – Donald Sinta Quartet, Dame Myra Hess series, Chicago, IL
March 18-19 – Donald Sinta Quartet and Fei-Fei Dong, piano, Dupage Symphony, Naperville, IL
(Bolcom Concerto Grosso for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra and Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue with Barbara Schubert, Music Director)
March 26 – In Mo Yang, violin, Chamber Music from Ravinia tour, Gordon Hall, Ravinia, IL
March 30 – Steven Lin, piano, APA Competition Finals, Indianapolis, IL

March 1 – In Mo Yang, violin, with Renana Gutman, piano, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, FL
March 3-5 – Alexi Kenney, violin, Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
(Sibelius Violin Concerto with Music Director Paul Haas)

March 3 – Brasil Guitar Duo, Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, Orlando, FL
March 4 – Brasil Guitar Duo, Atlantic Music Center, Melbourne, FL
March 7-8 – Verona Quartet, Joye in Aiken Festival, Aiken, SC
March 18 – In Mo Yang, violin, Gulf Coast Symphony, Gulfport, MS
(Vivaldi Four Seasons with conductor Peter Rubardt)

March 20-23 – Fei-Fei Dong, Cliburn Concerts educational and community outreach, Fort Worth, TX 

March 10 – Lysander Piano Trio, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music concert, Grand Junction, CO
March 24 – Fei-Fei Dong, piano, St John’s Cathedral, Denver, CO

March 5 – In Mo Yang, violin, with Renana Gutman, piano, Mooredale Concerts, Toronto, ON, Canada

CAG’s Artist of the Month…get to know more about
the Donald Sinta Quartet

The Donald Sinta Quartet was the 2013 First Prize Winner of the CAG Competition. Founded and based in Michigan, the ensemble was named for its mentor, legendary University of Michigan Saxophone Professor Donald Sinta. The group’s members are Dan Graser, soprano saxophone; Zach Stern, alto saxophone; Joe Girard, tenor saxophone; and Danny Hawthorne-Foss, baritone saxophone.

This month sees the DSQ perform in a variety of settings. Their March 12 performance at the Brooklyn Public Library will feature two world premieres: Whim by Kyle Blaha (commissioned by CAG) and Ex Machina by Marc Mellits. Following a performance at Chicago’s Dame Myra Hess Concerts on March 15 (with live sumulcast on WFMT radio), the DSQ will head to Naperville, Illinois for two concerts with the DuPage Symphony Orchestra on March 18 and 19. The group will be featured in William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso for Saxophone Quartet, led by Music Director Barbara Schubert, and then the DSQ will sit in with the orchestra to perform two Gershwin classics: An American in Paris and Rhapsody in Blue (and the solo pianist for the Rhapsody is none other than fellow CAG artist Fei-Fei Dong, making it a CAG extravaganza!)