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Bridge & Tunnel: 8 Strings & a Whistle in Bay Ridge
Nov 8, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm| 15 suggested donation
Join us in welcoming the highly acclaimed trio, 8 Strings & a Whistle, to Art on the Corner’s Concert Series! 8 Strings & a Whistle has been captivating audiences throughout the United States since 1998. A cutting edge presence, 8 Strings & a Whistle is committed to presenting works and expanding the repertoire for the unique combination of flute, viola and cello. The trio has championed Baroque, Classical and Romantic repertoire and collaborates regularly with living composers, premiering and workshopping their pieces throughout the concert season. The program includes Trio for flute, viola and cello, OP.1 by Joseph Mysliwecek (1737-1781); Trio by Octavio Vazquez (Spanish/ American composer; written in 2001); Bad Robots by Edmund Cionek (American and NY based composer; written for 8S&W in 2010 and appearing on our upcoming CD); Romanian Folk Dances by Bela Bartok (arrangement by 8S&W); and the premiere of Trio for 8 Strings & a Whistle by Frank E. Warren (American composer; written for 8S&W).