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Season Opener…Seunghee Lee and the Manhattan Chamber Players with special guest, JP Jofre. Works by Mozart, Weber, Brahms and Jofre

The Manhattan Chamber Players and Seunghee Lee (Sunny) will be presenting a sampling of a number of the masterworks written for clarinet by Mozart, Brahms, and Weber. The first half of the program will feature the first movement of the Mozart Clarinet Quintet, a movement from Brahms Clarinet Quintet and the the last movement of the virtuosic Weber Clarinet Quintet.

The second half of the program will feature tango music, including the works of Piazzolla and JP Jofre. JP and Sunny will perform JP's Double Concerto, a work that was written for clarinet and bandoneon and demonstrates the evolution of clarinet music and the instrument's versatility. The Double Concerto was premiered last year by JP and Sunny during Sunny's Carnegie Hall recital.

General Admission: $20

Season Pass: $100 (Ticket price includes (1) ticket to the March 27th performance as well as (1) seat to all of the remaining performances (April 26, May 10, June 28, September 27, October 18, and December 6).

Charles R. Hale Productions aims to capture the spirit of the past through, live music, dance, theatre pieces and imagery from the nineteenth century when immigrants were arriving by the thousands, through the twentieth century when New York was exploding with energy and beginning to shape our future.

Earlier Event: March 23
Later Event: March 30
Emily Braden Quartet