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Russian composer/pianist Ivan Sokolov returns to the Chapel at Good Shepherd Center for a program of his own chamber works with piano and strings on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 8:00 pm. Violinist Karen Bentley Pollick joins Sokolov in his sonorous Solnechnaya Sonata for Violin and Piano and hypnotic Viola Sonata, featured repertoire from their duo CD . Violist Laura Renz and cellist Page Smith will unite with the duo for the world premiere of Sokolov’s Piano Quartet composed in 2010.

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TwoSense performs chamber music masterworks at the Barge
in the “Here and Now Series” –
DATE: Thursday, September 29th, 2011 8pm
VENUE: Bargemusic
ADDRESS: 1 Old Fulton St
Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 624-2083
TICKETS:$35 ($30 Senior, $ 15 Student)
Pohadka (1923) Leos Janacek (1854-1928)
Trio for violin, horn and piano (1982) Gyorgy Ligeti (1923-2006)
Piano Trio* (2011) Samuel Carl Adams (b.1985)
Trio for violin, cello and piano (1988) Martin Bresnick (b.1946)

*world premiere – commissioned by TwoSense

TwoSense: Ashley Bathgate cello and Lisa Moore piano
with special guest artists:
Karen Bentley Pollick violin (for Adams)
Courtney Orlando violin (for Bresnick and Ligeti)
Nathan Koci french horn

TwoSense – this “new-music equivalent of a special-ops team” (New York Magazine) features Bang on a Can All-Stars cellist Ashley Bathgate and Bang on a Can All-Stars alumna pianist Lisa Moore. Grabbing the chamber music scene by storm last season they join forces in the Bargemusic Here and Now series with three virtuosi – violinists Karen Bentley Pollick and Courtney Orlando and french horn player Nathan Koci presenting a concert focusing on stalwart 20th Century masterpiece trios – by Gyorgy Ligeti (Horn Trio) and Martin Bresnick (Piano Trio) plus…..a world premiere* of Piano Trio by Sam Adams (son of John) – commissioned by TwoSense. The concert will open with a TwoSense favorite, Leos Janacek’s Pohadka (Fairy Tale) for cello and piano.

* commissioned through TwoSense’s Kickstarter Mission to Commission.

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