Saturday | 6.3.17 | 8:00 PM
Sunday | 6.4.17 | 2:00 PM

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street

TCS presents its finale for its 11th season, Flight Paths, featuring Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances. Rebecca Steinberg and Sara Sherman duo on Shostakovich's Concerto for Piano and Trumpet on Friday's performance, and Saturday's concert showcases two solo pieces: Mike Blancaflor performs Frank Picarazzi's Vibraphone Concertina and Melissa Kritzer performs Fernade Breilh Decruck's Schertzo for bassoon. Both concerts open with a world premiere piece by TCS composer Seth Bedford.

Conducted by Matthew Aubin and Mark Seto

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Concerts will be held at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street
The DiMenna Center is an ADA compliant facility and wheelchair accessible.

Conductors: Matthew Aubin Mark Seto

The Program

Seth BedfordWorld Premiere

Dmitri ShostakovichConcerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, Op. 35

Rebecca Steinberg Trumpet
Sara Sherman Piano

Frank PicarazziVibraphone Concertina

Michael Blancaflor Percussion

Fernande Breilh DecruckScherzo

Melissa Kritzer Bassoon

Sergei RachmaninoffSymphonic Dances, op. 45

Featured Artists

Michael Blancaflor
Percussion

Sunday, 6.4

Frank Picarazzi: Vibraphone Concertina

Melissa Kritzer
Bassoon

Sunday, 6.4

Fernande Breilh Decruck: Scherzo

Dr. Melissa Kritzer has performed extensively with orchestras and chamber ensembles across the United States, including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Columbus Symphony, and the Dayton Philharmonic. She has held positions with many orchestras, including principal positions with the Kentucky

Sara Sherman
Piano

Saturday, 6.3

Dmitri Shostakovich: Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, Op. 35

Sara Leila Sherman is rapidly establishing herself in New York City’s vibrant classical music scene and beyond. An accomplished pianist whose playing has been praised as “deeply satisfying, fresh, and insightful...evidencing both poetry and emotion” (Epoch Times), Sara performs regularly both as

Rebecca Steinberg
Trumpet

Saturday, 6.3

Dmitri Shostakovich: Concerto in C minor for Piano, Trumpet, and String Orchestra, Op. 35

Trumpeter Rebecca Steinberg, originally from Litchfield, CT is an active New York City freelancer and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, and Symphony Space.

She is a founding member of Calliope Brass Quintet (calliopebrass.com), a group committed to the