JZPhoto2109Moderate Two-Step from Judith Lang Zaimont’s Snazzy Sonata will be performed by The Windover Duo, duo-pianists Ellen Kendall and Susan Wheatley, as part of Pianoworks — Musical Postcards on Sunday, September 22 at 4:00 PM at First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs, 438 East Lake Street in Petosky, Michigan. The event is presented by The Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra’s Sunday Series.

Snazzy Sonata, composed in 1972, was a winner of Delius Competition Prize. Its first performance was at WQXR Radio in New York in June 1972. Subsequent performances have included Jacksonville State University, CAMI Hall in New York City, Queens College, Hofstra University; California Music Teachers Association and San Francisco Conservatory. The work has been recorded by the composer and her sister, Doris Kosloff, for 4Tay Records.

The program will also include Handel’s “Queen of Sheba Overture,” Robert Schumann’s “Canonic Etudes,” Opus 56, Daniel Perlongo’s new work based on Gerald Manley Hopkin’s poem “Windover,” (commissioned by the Duo), Cecile Chaminade’s “La Sevillane” and two pieces by Germaine Tailleferre.

The Sunday Series programs are presented free of charge with the support of the Roger and Peggy Dicken Schwer Fund administered by the Petoskey/Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation. For more information, call 231-487-0010 or visit http://www.glcorchestra.org/.

Kendall and Wheatley specialize in performing the music of women composers as well as standard repertoire for two pianos and one piano, four-hands.

More information about Ms. Zaimont, including sound clips of many of her compositions, is available at http://www.jzaimont.com/.

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