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Con Moto

Sunday, April 02, 2017 - 3:00 PM (Add to calendar)

American Philosophical Society

Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

$25.00

Nine wonderful musicians convene for a special afternoon of music-making—all of them close friends/family who share a special bond with chamber music. This carefully-crafted program showcases several fine wind artists: clarinetist William Amsel in Reger’s Quintet, a musical tour of late Romanticism; bassoonist Rose Vrbsky in a soulful Quartet by Philadelphia’s own Bernard Garfield; and horn players Jennifer Montone and Rebekah Daley in Mozart’s immediately charming D Major Divertimento.

William Amsel, clarinet; Rose Vrbsky, bassoon; Jennifer Montone & Rebekah Daley, horns; Lucy Chapman & Michelle Ross, violins; Dimitri Murrath, viola; Judith Serkin, cello; Kurt Muroki, double bass

Nielsen: Serenata in vano
Reger: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, Op. 146
Garfield: Bassoon Quartet No. 1
Mozart: Divertimento in D Major, K. 205

Dimitri Murrath, viola

Violist Dimitri Murrath began his musical education at the Yehudi Menuhin School studying with Natalia Boyarsky, and went on to work in London with David Takeno at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He graduated with an Artist Diploma from the New England Conservatory in 2008, as a student of Kim Kashkashian. Mr. Murrath.

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Jennifer Montone, horn

Jennifer Montone joined The Philadelphia Orchestra as principal horn in 2006. She is on the faculty at the Curtis Institute of Music, the Juilliard School, and Temple University. Previously the principal horn of the Saint Louis Symphony and associate principal horn of the Dallas Symphony, Ms. Montone was an adjunct professor at Southern Methodist University.

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Judith Serkin, cello

Judith Serkin is a  graduate of the Curtis Institute, and founding member of the Brattleboro Music School. She has been a member of the Iceland Symphony, the Guilford and the Hebrew Arts (now known as the Mendelssohn) String Quartets, and a participant at the Marlboro Music and Yellow Barn Schools and Festivals. Judith has performed around the.

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American Philosophical Society

Address: Benjamin Franklin Hall
427 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Concerts at the American Philosophical SocietyBenjamin Franklin Hall is a 375 seat auditorium offering plaza level and balcony seating.  All concerts at this venue are general admission seating.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance. There are many historic elements to the building.  Designed in the Italianate style, it features a visually striking white marble façade and an impressive collection of paintings.…more info