Chamber Music Palisades to Open 23rd Season On October 23 with a World Premiere Wind Quintet

    Chamber Music Palisades will begin its 23rd season at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, at St. Matthew’s Parish, 1031 Bienveneda Avenue. Tickets ($35) are available at the door.

        The concert will feature Felix Mendelssohn’s Concert Piece No.1, OP 113 for clarinet, bassoon and piano; Eugene Bozza’s “En Foret” for horn and piano; Carl Nielsen’s Wind Quintet, OP 43, and Mozart’s Quintet for piano and winds in E flat, K452.

The concert will also feature a world premiere of Wind Quintet by award-winning Los Angeles-based composer Todd Mason, who received the ASCAP Young Composer Award from Aaron Copland.

        Featured artists will include Amy Jo Rhine (horn) from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Jennifer Cullinan (oboe) from the L.A. Opera Orchestra, Sergio Coelho (clarinet), principal of the American Youth Orchestra, and Judith Farmer (bassoon), currently on the faculty at USC.

        Joining the artists will be founders and co-artistic directors of Chamber Music Palisades: flutist Susan Greenberg and pianist Delores Stevens.

        Founded in 1997, Chamber Music Palisades is a non-profit, public benefit corporation dedicated to the promotion and support of classical music. CMP produces professional chamber music concerts, commissions new works and provides educational opportunities for young people by performing free concerts in local schools and in local venues for community families.

        Guest artists are drawn largely from the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, music faculties of regional universities and colleges, and the Hollywood recording industry.

        A series subscription is $120, and a single ticket is $35. Students are admitted free. Other scheduled concerts are January 15, March 4 and May 6. Visit: cmpalisades.org.

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