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Bassooniana: NBSO Chamber Music Series
January 15, 2023 @ 4:00 pm$25
Rootin’ tootin’ revelry:
Camille St. Saens – Bassoon Sonata in G Major, Op. 168
Édouard Du Puy – Quintet for Bassoon and Strings
Paul Schoenfield – Café Music
Darius Milhaud – La Création du monde
Jesse Holstein, violin
EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks, violin
Anna Griffis, viola
Leo Eguchi, cello
Janice Weber, piano
Michael Mechanic, bassoon
NBSO bassoonist Michael Mechanic joins us for a program of delectations featuring St. Saens’ rollicking Bassoon Sonata and a rare quintet by Swiss polymath Édouard Du Puy. Outrageously infectious Café Music, inspired by Paul Schoenfield’s one-night stand at Murray’s Restaurant in Minneapolis, fuses jazz, klezmer, and Broadway in a memorable blowout. The icing on the gateau arrives with La Création du monde, Darius Milhaud’s memorable ballet music based on African folk mythology.
Purchase tickets here or call the NBSO office: 508-999-6276 ext. 222. There will be no ticket sales at the door.