Concordia Chamber Players To Celebrate Mozart’s Birthday

On January 27th the Concordia Chamber Players of New Hope will perform its second concert of the season featuring works by Brahms, Turina and Kodaly. The day also marks the 246th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Concordia will honor the great composer with a special addition to the concert program, and all those attending the concert will be treated to birthday cake and coffee at intermission.

The concert will feature New Hope’s own world class cellist, Michelle Djokic who directs the Concordia Chamber Players. Joining Ms Djokic in the performances will be violinist Carmit Zori who appears regularly with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and is heard on various recording labels including Arabesque, Koch International and Elektra-Nonesuch; pianist, Mihae Lee, who has performed extensively in solo and chamber music throughout North America, Europe and Asia and is an artist member of the Boston Chamber Music Society; and on the French horn, William Purvis, who was involved with the original instrument performance with the Amadeus Winds and is a member of the New York Woodwind Quintet.

In addition to the special tribute to Mozart, the Concordia Chamber Players will perform the Horn Trio by Johannes Brahms, the Piano Trio Number 2 by J. Turina and the Duo for Violin and Cello by Zoltan Kodaly.

The performance will be presented at the Stephen Buck Theater in the New Hope-Solebury High School on West Bridge Street in New Hope at 3 PM on January 27th. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling 215-297-5972 or at the door. Admission to the Concordia Chamber Players’ concerts are free for Children under 12 years of age who are accompanied by an adult.

Free “informances ” are presented by Michele Djokic for children in local elementary schools during the week prior to the Concordia Concerts to help introduce them and enhance their appreciation of classical music and musical instruments.


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