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CON  BRIO  ENSEMBLE  PRESENTING  TWILIGHT CONCERT ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017 AT THE CHURCH  - IN - THE - GARDENS IN FOREST HILLS

Queens: Members of the Con Brio Ensemble will be performing late Romantic works by Brahms, Lazlo Weiner and Hans Gal and a Baroque quintet by Telemann on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 4:30 PM at the Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Avenue (3 blocks south of Queens Boulevard in Forest Hills) to open its annual three concert subscription series at the church, which recently purchased an exceptionally fine Steinway concert grand piano for its sanctuary.

Critically acclaimed violinist Anton Miller; violist, Rita Porfiris; cellist, Hamilton Berry, oboist, Alan Hollander, and pianist, Diana Mittler-Battipaglia  will perform the dramatic Brahms- Piano Quartet in C minor opus 60 , Hans Gal's Trio for  Oboe, Cello and Piano and the Duo  for  Violin and Viola by the Hungarian composer Lazlo Weiner, who perished in the Holocaust. The program will open with a quintet by the Baroque composer, Georg Telemann. Anton Miller and Rita Porfiris are Professors of Violin and Viola at the Hartt College of Music and NYU; Hamilton Berry is an alumnus of the Juilliard School; Diana Mittler-Battipaglia and Alan Hollander are Professors of Music at Lehman College-CUNY.

This concert is made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with  funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.l Celebrating its 39th season, the Con Brio Ensemble performs annual series in Queens and Manhattan and is currently in residence at Lehman College-CUNY in the Bronx. 

Admission to the concert will be $12.00  ($10.00 for students and senior citizens)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL: Dr. Diana Mittler- Battipaglia 718-459-1277