The All Seasons Chamber Players, one of New Jersey’s most popular and active chamber music ensembles, will return to the New City Public Library to perform a program of chamber music on Sunday afternoon, January 24, 2016 at 2 p.m. The library, located at 220 North Main Street in New City, offers this program to the public with free admission and does not require reservations. The library is wheelchair accessible, has plenty of parking and welcomes all. For further information or directions call the library at 845-634-4997.
The program, “Classical Favorites,” will present a wide variety of favorite works from recent All Seasons programs ranging from J.S. Bach to Charlie Chaplin for flute, violin, cello and piano. Bob Lawrence, Co-Director for Programs, will introduce each piece to the audience with personal spoken program notes. Performers will include flutist Lisa Hansen of Leonia; violinist Bob Lawrence of NYC; cellist E. Zoe Hassman of NYC and pianist Jean Strickholm of Demafrest.
Now in its 35th season, the All Seasons Chamber Players has performed over 750 live concerts in the metropolitan area. In addition, thousands of people have heard the ensemble on Cablevision’s MetroArts/13 programs, COMCAST, WTT-35 and other local cable TV stations. Winner of the Award for Artistic Excellence from the Bergen County Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs, the ensemble has received grants from several corporate and private sources. Performers are professional musicians who also play with major area orchestras, Broadway shows and summer music festivals. The All Seasons Chamber Players is performing 23 concerts in the 2015-2016 season public libraries, churches, art centers, retirement homes and colleges.