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Year of Korea Celebration: Korean Flutist Jasmine Choi & The New York Classical Players
April 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
– JASMINE RETURNS –
Friday, April 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm
LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College (65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11367)
FREE Admission (Online RSVP required)
T. Albinoni / Adagio for Organ and Strings
Vivaldi / Double Concerto for Violin and Flute in D Major, RV 512
Vivaldi / Double Concerto for Violin and Flute in D Minor, RV 514
Texu Kim / Le Temps Déformé (commissioned by NYCP)
Benjamin Britten / Simple Symphony
The New York Classical Players
Dongmin Kim, conductor
Jasmine Choi, flute
Su Hyun Park, violin
Masayuki Maki, organ
The JASMINE Returns concert is co-presented by the Korean Cultural Center New York and Queens College to celebrate the Year of Korea at Queens College.
Queens College celebrates the Year of Korea (2016-2017 Academic Year), and to commemorate this event and to support internationally renowned young flutist Jasmine Choi, the Korean Cultural Center New York and Queens College co-present this special concert.
Virtuoso flutist and audience favorite Jasmine Choi returns to collaborate with the New York Classical Players in two Vivaldi’s Double concertos with an emerging violinist Su Hyun Park. Jasmine will also premiere Texu Kim’s newly composed Le Temps Déformé commissioned by NYCP. This program will also include a lush example of twentieth-century English composition, Simple Symphony by Benjamin Britten.
Superstar flutist Jasmine Choi is renowned throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States for her brilliance in every musical genre. Named one of the “Top 10 Greatest Flutists in History” by Sinfini Magazine (UK), Choi is celebrated for her golden tone, highly sophisticated musicianship, and charismatic stage presence. She is a musical innovator who also writes her own transcriptions of great repertoire for other instruments. Choi earned a Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School, after which she was immediately hired at 22 as associate principal flute at Cincinnati Symphony. Six years later she moved on to Vienna Symphony’s principal flute chair; in 2013 she launched her solo career.
The New York Classical Players (NYCP) is a dynamic and versatile chamber orchestra composed of young musicians committed to bringing free, high-level concerts to diverse audiences in the greater New York City metropolitan area. NYCP was founded on the belief that access to excellence in music is an essential human right. NYCP offers the power and excitement of the orchestral repertoire as well as the intimacy and flexibility of chamber music.
For more information and to reserve your seats, please visit www.NYCPmusic.org.
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