Gheorghe Costinescu, retrospective concert, Merkin Concert Hall, May 5th

Date: 

May 5 2015 - 8:00pm
Gheorghe Costinescu: 45 Years in New York City

A Multi-Media Retrospective of composer Gheorghe Costinescu, in his 80th-birthday year;
with some of New York's most important contemporary music artists, including:

Lucy Shelton, soprano
Yungee Rhie, soprano
Stephen Gosling, piano
Cyrus Stevens, violin
Aaron Kahn, trumpet
Voxare String Quartet
Jeremy Gill, conductor

Tuesday, May 5, 2015,  8:00pm
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 West 67th Street, New York City
Tickets $25 General/$20 Seniors/$15 Students

Box office: 212-501-3330

Box office web link:  http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/gheorghe-costinescu-at-80/

A multimedia retrospective of the Romanian-born composer’s music. His years in New York City are reflected throughout his works in this program, including SONATA FOR THE PIANO, TAI CHI ON THE HUDSON for string quartet and animation, SYNESTHESIA, a visualization by Michel Gagné of Costinescu’s DOTS, LINES, AND PATCHES, and CITY WAVES: A Portrait in Sound. The program will illustrate his creativity as a composer and graphic artist and will feature live performances of some of New York’s finest musicians who have championed Costinescu’s music over the years, including soprano Lucy Shelton, and pianist Stephen Gosling. Additional artists performing include the Voxare Quartet, trumpeter Aaron Kahn, and soprano Yungee Rhie.