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Bassooniana: NBSO Chamber Music Series

January 14, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


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.


January 14, 2023
4:00 pm
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St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church
124 Front Street
Marion, MA 02738 United States
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