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Casa Afternoons

Sylvan Winds perform "Viaggio in Italia: Masters for Wind Quintet"

Saturday, December 2, 2023
3:30 pm


Casa Afternoons invite our neighbors and their families to enjoy the arts in a relaxed atmosphere

Viaggio in Italia
Masters for Wind Quintet

Sylvan Winds are:
Ginevra Petrucci, flute, guest artist
Svjetlana Kabalin, flute*
Kathy Halvorson, oboe
Nuno Antunes, clarinet
Gina Cuffari, bassoon, soprano
Zohar Schondorf, horn

*on leave during the 23-24 season


Nino Rota (1911-1979)
Petite Offrande Musicale

Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)
Quartet No. 1 in F major
“Di piacer mi balza il cor” from La gazza ladra for soprano and wind quintet

Luciano Berio (1925-2003)
Opus Number Zoo

Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)
Gli Uccelli (arr. by T. Cramer)

Light refreshments will be served.

Children are welcome.

The Sylvan Winds are thrilled to return to Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimo! This time with another exciting program of works by renowned Italian composers Rossini, Respighi, Rota, Cambini, and Berio. From one of the first wind quintets written in the 18th century, to charming works by Rossini, and ending with Respighi’s charming and exhilarating, “Gli Uccelli”, you won’t want to miss this concert!

These programs are made possible, in part, with funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Music Performance Trust Fund.