Most Exciting Chamber Music in the United States"
Musicians From Marlboro Sunday, April 16 in Sedona
For the finest classical
music in Northern Arizona - maybe the Southwest - Chamber Music
Sedona (formerly the Sedona Chamber Music Society) presents "Magical
Music in the Red Rocks", Sunday, April 16, 2 p.m. featuring Musicians
concert, sponsored by local arts supporters Harry and Lelia Schoenberg,
will take place at The Church of the Red Rocks, 54 Bowstring Drive
in Sedona. Time Magazine described Musicians From Marlboro as
"The most exciting chamber music in the United States" who bring
to the concert stage many of the world's most cherished compositions.
The Philadelphia Inquirer said, "It hardly matters what the program
is or who the artists are. If it is a Musicians From Marlboro
concert, the audience is assured of both a gilt-edged program
The 2 p.m.-matinee
performance will include Three Miniatures, Op. 75A by Antonin
Dvorak, String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17 by Bela Bartok, and the String
Quintet in A Major, Op. 18 by Felix Mendelssohn. Performing artists
include violinists Scott St. John and Soovin Kim, violists Naoko
Shimizu and Baird Dodge and cellist Valerie Aimard.
Each artist has participated
at the Marlboro Music Festival, which celebrates its 50th Anniversary
in the year 2000. Musicians From Marlboro tours are noted not
only for their joyous performances but also for offering valuable
touring experience to artists at the beginning of their careers
performing unusual chamber repertoire.
Since their inception,
the Musicians From Marlboro tours have introduced such great talents
as Richard Goode, Benita Valente, Murray Perahia, Jaime Laredo,
Paula Robison and others. They have boasted other exceptional
artists now heard in the Emerson, Guarneri and Juilliard Quartets,
Beaux Arts and Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trios. In the words
of the Washington Post, "Musicians From Marlboro is a virtual
guarantee of musical excellence!"
Reserved seats for
the concert are $25 and general admission $18. Student tickets
are $5 available only at the door the day of the concert with
student ID. Tickets may be purchased with a credit card by phoning
the Society at 520.204.2415.
Tickets are available
in Sedona at Bashas', The Worm Book & Music Store, Tlaquepaque
Visitor Kiosk and Rycus' Corners in the Village of Oak Creek.
Tickets are also available in Flagstaff at McGaugh's Newsstand
and in Cottonwood at Planet Video and Music.
Brochures for the Sixteenth
Sedona Chamber Music Festival May 4 through May 14 are now available
featuring the Pacifica String Quartet, 1998 Naumburg Grand Prize
Winner joined by members of the Aspen Music Festival and other
esteemed guest artists. Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village is
the 1999-2000 Sedona Chamber Music Society Season Underwriter.
The Society Internet site is located at http://fp.sedona.net/scms.