Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Sphinx Chamber Orchestra & Harlem Quartet at Bowling Green State University Sept. 13

[Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson (1932-2004): A Celebration; Chicago Sinfonietta et al.; Paul Freeman, Conductor; Cedille 90000 087 (2005)]

Bowling Green State University
Lively Arts Calendar
Sept. 13—The opening concert of the 2009-10 Festival Series at BGSU features the Sphinx Chamber Orchestra, made up of top alumni of the national Sphinx Competition for young black and Latino string players. Joining the orchestra for the 3 p.m. performance in Kobacker Hall of the Moore Musical Arts Center will be guest violinist Elena Urioste and the Harlem String Quartet, comprised of the orchestra’s principal chairs. Urioste was recently selected by Symphony magazine as an emerging artist to watch. The diverse program will include well-known repertoire by Mozart and Vivaldi, in addition to works by Latino and African-American composers such as Piazzolla, Michael Abels and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson. For tickets, call the Moore Center box office at 419-372-8717 or 1-800-589-2224. [Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson is profiled at AfriClassical.com]

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