March 9-10

PHoto by Gian-Reto Tarnutzer

Friday | 3.9.18 | 8:30 PM
Saturday | 3.10.18 | 7:30 PM

St. Paul's Church, 315 West 22nd Street

March's concert opens with the world premiere performance of The Creation of the Birds by TCS composer Seth Bedford with seasonally inspired works in its second half: Aaron Copland's American favorite, Appalachian Spring, and the Vivaldi classic, "Spring" from the Four Seasons, featuring violinist Juliana Pereira.

Friday's concert features soloist Alicia Bennett performing Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto. Saturday's concert features violinists Gina Dyches and Haerim Elizabeth Lee performing Anna Clyne's Prince of Clouds and Sara Mayo performs Lars-Erik Larsson's Trombone Concertino.

Concerts will be held at St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, 315 West 22nd Street

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Photo by Gian-Reto Tarnutzer

Conductors: Mark Seto Nell Flanders

The Program

Seth BedfordThe Creation of the Birds (World Premiere)

Aaron CoplandClarinet Concerto

Alicia Bennett Clarinet

Anna ClynePrince of Clouds

Gina Dyches Violin
Haerim Elizabeth Lee Violin

Lars-Erik LarssonTrombone Concertino, op. 45, no. 7

Sara Mayo Trombone

Antonio VivaldiConcerto No. 1 in E Major, op. 8, RV 269 ("Spring")

Juliana Pereira Violin

Aaron CoplandAppalachian Spring (Suite for 13 Instruments)

Featured Artists

Alicia Bennett

Friday, 3.9

Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto

Clarinetist Alicia Bennett is active as a freelancer and music educator in the New York City area. Alicia plays regularly with The Chelsea Symphony and Camerata Notturna Orchestra, and as a soloist and chamber musician, has appeared in recitals and concert series in the greater New York area,

Gina Dyches

Saturday, 3.10

Anna Clyne: Prince of Clouds

Gina Dyches has performed as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician in the U.S. and Asia. She obtained her Master of Music in violin performance at Rice University where she studied with internationally renowned educator Kathleen Winkler. She has participated in masterclasses for Martin

Haerim Elizabeth Lee

Saturday, 3.10

Anna Clyne: Prince of Clouds

Korean violinist, Haerim Elizabeth Lee captivates audiences by “leaving them breathless with impeccable phrasing and relevant musicality.” (El Norte, Mexico). In 2015, Elizabeth performed as the concertmaster with Yo-Yo Ma at the Kennedy Center Honors concert in Washington, D.C. to recognize

Sara Mayo

Saturday, 3.10

Lars-Erik Larsson: Trombone Concertino, op. 45, no. 7

Sara Mayo is an active freelancer in New York, and is originally from the Pacific Northwest. She is the tenor trombonist of Calliope Brass, the Principal Trombone of the Yakima Symphony, and has been a featured soloist with both the Yakima Symphony and the Tacoma Community College Symphonic Band

Juliana Pereira

Friday, 3.9, Saturday, 3.10

Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto No. 1 in E Major, op. 8, RV 269 ("Spring")

Juliana Pereira has been playing the violin since the age of three. A New York City native, Juliana studied at the School for Strings where she is currently a member of the Board of Trustees. As an undergraduate at Brown University, Juliana was the concertmaster of the orchestra and is the only