Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Harold Jones Leads Antara Ensemble in Program Including Ulysses Kay’s 'Suite for Flute and Oboe' 8 PM December 17, 2013 at St. Peter's Church, NYC

Ulysses Kay (1917-1995) is profiled at AfriClassical.com, which features a comprehensive Works List by Prof. Dominique-René de Lerma, http://www.CasaMusicaledeLerma.com. 

Lil' Light O' Mine
Harold Jones, flute
Colette Valentine, piano

The Antara Ensemble
Performs works by Roussel, Handel-Halvorsen,
Kay, Chausson and Piazzolla
 Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.
Saint Peter’s Church at Citicorp
619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street, NYC 
On Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 8:00 PM, at Saint Peter’s Church at CitiCorp, 54th Street and Lexington Avenue, New York City, conductor/flutist Harold Jones will lead members of the Antara Ensemble in a program to include Albert Roussel’s Trio for flute, viola and cello, the George Frideric Handel-Johan Halvorsen Passacaglia in G minor for violin and viola, Ulysses Kay’s Suite for  flute and oboe, Ernest Chausson’s Le Poème for violin and piano, and Astor Piazzolla’s Libertango arranged by William Foster McDaniel for string orchestra.
Tickets are $25; seniors (62 and over) and students $20.  For information and reservations: (212) 866-2545 or www.antaraensemble.com.

The ANTARA ENSEMBLE, now in its 20th season, was formed by Harold Jones to bring quality classical music at affordable prices to the culturally diverse neighborhoods of New York.  The group performs a repertoire spanning centuries and including works by American, African-American, European and Third World composers.

A native of Chicago and a graduate of Juilliard, HAROLD JONES has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Tully Hall, CAMI Hall and other New York venues, Jordan Hall in Boston, and throughout the U.S., Europe and Taiwan.  He has performed as flute soloist with The Bach Aria Orchestra, American Symphony, New York Sinfonietta, Brooklyn Philharmonia, National Orchestral Association, and is on the faculties of the Westchester Conservatory of Music and Manhattanville College.  His recordings on the Antara label include two LPs and three CDs: “Let Us Break Bread Together”, “Just As I Am” and “Lil’ Lite O’ Mine”.

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