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The New York Virtuoso Singers Presents Brahms - Backwards and Forwards, First Concert of 2013-14 Season on November 3 at Kaufman Center’s Merkin Concert Hall

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
Voicing: Mixed
October 30, 2013
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net
 
The New York Virtuoso Singers Presents Brahms - Backwards and Forwards, First Concert of 2013-14 Season on November 3 at Kaufman Center’s Merkin Concert Hall
 
What: The New York Virtuoso Singers’ First Concert of 2013-14 Season
When: Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM – Pre-concert lecture at 2:15:  Dr. Walter Frisch, Columbia University
Where: Kaufman Center’s Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th St. (btw Broadway and Amsterdam) in Manhattan
 
The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor and Artistic Director, will present Brahms - Backwards and Forwards, the first concert of their 2013-14 concert season on Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM at Kaufman Center’s Merkin Concert Hall, 129 West 67th St. (btw Broadway and Amsterdam) in Manhattan. This event is co-sponsored by Merkin Concert Hall.
 
The concert will present works by composers who influenced, and were influenced by Brahms: Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Schumann, Dvorak, Elgar, Bartok, Schoenberg, Webern, and Brahms. The afternoon will also include a 2:15 PM talk by Walter Frisch, Professor of Music, Columbia University.
 
Special guest will be pianist Brent Funderburk.
 
 
Tickets for the November 3 concert are $25/$20 students/seniors. For tickets or more information, call Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center at 212-501-3330 or visit http://kaufman-center.org/mch/.
 
All New York Virtuoso Singers concerts are ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/_start.aspx.
 
Founded in 1988 by conductor Harold Rosenbaum, The New York Virtuoso Singers has become the country's leading exponent of contemporary choral music. Although the chorus performs music of all periods, its emphasis is on commissioning, performing and recording the music of American composers. The choir appears on over 30 commercial CDs, including releases on Bridge, Albany, Soundbrush, and Kasp. Their latest release is Soundbrush Records’ 25 x 25, works written by 25 major American composers to celebrate NYVS’s 25th Anniversary season. More about the CD at http://soundbrush.com/album/the-25th-anniversary-celebration/. More about the Virtuoso Singers at http://www.nyvirtuoso.org/aboutus.htm. Join their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-New-York-Virtuoso-Singers/130509011774.
 
This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
 
For photos or other press inquiries, please contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.
 
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