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Newtown Chamber Orchestra presents “Soloists on Stage”



Risë Kagen-Erickson performs on handbells.

The Newtown Chamber Orchestra, celebrating its 28th concert season, will perform its second concert this season: “Soloists on Stage,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Lutheran Church of God’s Love, 791 Newtown-Yardley Road, Newtown.

Soloists that will perform are:

•Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano (No. 4 in Bb Major Op 11 (Ludwig van Beethoven) Karl Krelove, clarinet; Katarina Kormanski, cello; Don Tenenblatt, piano;

•“A Jazz Medley”- Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One (Karl Megules/ Arranger) Ed Hirschman and Steve Schaffner, trumpets; Nancy Ciarcciarlli, French horn; Peter Reichlin, trombone; Karl I. Megules, tuba and Artistic Director; Lennie Pucciatti, percussion;

•Trio in D Minor, Opus 32 (Anton Arensky) Maggy Simon, violin; Chris Simon, cello; Lisa Simon, piano;

•Handbell Selections (TBA) Risë Kagen-Erickson, Handbells; Clipper Erickson, piano; and

•Piano Quintet in A Major, D.667 Op. 114 “The Trout” (Franz Schubert) James Day, violin; Joel Rudin, viola; Bruce Mikolon, cello; Bliss Michelson, double bass; Lauren Aloia, piano.

The third concert, “Viennese Connection,” will take place on April 14. The 2018 Young Musicians Competition Winner also will perform with the orchestra.

To purchase tickets, visit NewtownChamberOrchestra.org. All concerts are on Saturday evenings at 7 at the Lutheran Church of God’s Love.

Individual concert tickets are: $25, or $20 for seniors or $10 for students with valid ID; children 12 and under are admitted free. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance. There will be open seating, and complimentary refreshments are served at all concerts.

Consider becoming a sponsor for the NCO. For information, visit newtownchamberorchestra.org, email Information@newtownchamberorchestra.org or call 267-291-4626.

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