Ridgewood, NJ – The critically-acclaimed Palisades Virtuosi presents West Meets East, the second concert of their 2008-2009 season on Saturday, November 15, 2008 – 8 PM at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place in Ridgewood, New Jersey. The evening will begin with a pre-concert talk with the performers and commissioned composer at 7:15.
This evening of Asian and Asia-related works will feature the World Premiere of a new work commissioned by the Palisades Virtuosi from Sunbin Kim (winner of the ASCAP Young Composer Award). Other works presented will be Empress Of The Pagodas from Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite (arr. for trio by the Virtuosi), Poems of a Bright Moon by Maria Grenfell for trio, Memories of Anatolia for clarinet and piano by Godfrey Schroth, Pagodes from Debussy’s Estampes for solo piano, Colorful Clouds Chasing the Moon by Jian-Zhong Wang for solo piano, Sonata Cho-Cho San (based on Puccini’s Madama Butterfly) by Michael Webster for flute, clarinet & piano and Theme & Variations from Sonata for Flute & Piano by Ikuma Dan.
Tickets for this concert are $20 and $15 for students and seniors. This also includes a post-concert meet the artists reception. For reservations or other information, please call 201-488-1149, or email reservation requests to the Palisades Virtuosi at email@example.com.