October 11, 7 pm
The Claring Chamber Players, the resident ensemble of Friends of Mozart, encompasses musicians from New York's most prestigious orchestras and chamber groups, including the St. Luke’s Ensemble, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Music From Marlboro, and performs music from the Baroque era to the present day. On October 11, at Austria Pop Up, the Claring Chamber Players will feature the Mozart Quartet for Oboe and Strings and music for varied instrumental ensemble by Michael Haydn, Franz Schubert, as well as Mozart.
Friends of Mozart, a New York City arts organization since 1974, presents chamber music concerts and programs focused on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his world. Performances feature established artists and introduce new talent at the cusp of their career and take place at New York venues with superb acoustics and intimate spaces. For a list of performances and more information, visit www.friendsofmozart.org, and for more information on the Claring Chamber Players, see www.claringchamberplayers.org.
MAYUKI FUKUHARA, violin, studied at the Curtis Institute and at Mannes College of Music under Ivan Galamian, Jaime Laredo, and Felix Galimir. He performs with several of the metropolitan area's most prestigious chamber orchestras including Orpheus, St. Luke's, and the Brandenburg Ensemble. Mr Fukuhara is a participating artist in such festivals as Marlboro and Caramoor.
SARAH CLARKE, viola, earned her undergraduate degree at Curtis under Michael Tree and Karen Tuttle. Former principal violist of the Bard Festival Orchestra and Solisti New York she is a member Emeritus of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Clarke has toured extensively on several continents and has participated in such festivals as Music from Marlboro, the International Festival in Sophia (Bulgaria), Caramoor, and Mostly Mozart.
ROSALYN CLARKE, cello, is a graduate of the New England Conservatory. A founding member of the Claring Chamber Players and the New York Baroque Consort, she has been heard widely as chamber musician and soloist. Ms. Clarke has been a member of the Orchestra of St. Luke's since its inception in 1980 and also performs with the St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, the Opera Orchestra of New York, Orpheus, and the Dodd String Quartet. Ms. Clarke can be heard at many music festivals, including Caramoor, Summertrios, New England Bach Festival, and with the North Country ChamberPlayers.
STEPHEN TAYLOR, is principal oboist with the Orchestra of St. Luke's, Speculum Musicae, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. A member of Orpheus, Mr. Taylor is on the faculty of the Manhattan School of Music, Yale University and the Juilliard School. His numerous recordings include Handel arias, Bach Sinfonias, and the Marcello Oboe Concerto.
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