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New Music in Bryant Park

Jul 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Greg Osby Group, Cassatt String Quartet
6:00pm – 8:30pm | Upper Terrace Steps
Greg Osby Group
With an insightful and innovative approach to composition and performance, Greg Osby is a shining beacon to contemporary jazz, featuring a no holds barred approach and a steady flow of experimentation. Commission: Salamat, by Osby. www.gregosby.com

Greg Osby, saxophone
Tammy Scheffer, voice
Simona Premazzi, piano
Yuhan Su, vibraphone
Desmond White, bass
John Hadfield, percussion

Cassatt String Quartet
One of the America’s outstanding string quartets is known for lively and technically flawless performances throughout the world and is equally adept at classical masterpieces and contemporary music, featuring an impressive number of world premieres. Commission: Daniel Godfrey’s composition To Mourn, To Dance. www.cassattquartet.com

Muneko Otani, violin
Jennifer Leshnower, violin
Sarah Adams, viola
Elizabeth Anderson, cello
Meta Weiss, guest cellist

About New Music in Bryant Park
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.

Details

Date:
Jul 18, 2014
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://www.bryantpark.org/plan-your-visit/calendar.html?date=2014-07-20

Organizer

Bryant Park

Venue

Bryant Park