Postponed due to inclement weather
The American Symphony Orchestra, long known as a bastion of music and education in New York City, returns twice to the Lot of Strings Music Festival in 2021, having graced the Lot Of Strings inaugural season last year. In this first program, (Sunday, May 30, 7 p.m.) a woodwind trio explores the richness of 20th century French Chamber music from some of the greatest composers of wind music in the 20th century.
The three performers are Alexandra Noll (Oboe), Shari Hoffman (Clarinet), and Marc Goldberg (Bassoon),
and the program will include:
Charles Koechlin, Trio Op. 206 – 1957
Jean Francaix, Divertissement for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon – 1942
Alexandre Tansman, Suite for Wind Trio – 1949
Claude Arrieu, Suite en trio – 1980
Albert Roussel, Andante from an Unfinished Wind Trio, for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon: Adagio – 1937
Joseph Canteloube, Rustiques 1. Pastorale – 1946
This concert is presented in collaboration with FIAF (French Institute Alliance Francais) Montclair.
Tickets: All blocks are $50 for an 8’x8′ block which accommodates up to 2 patrons. Patrons are welcome to arrive as early as 5:30PM to set up and enjoy the evening sun.
To purchase tickets over the phone, call the box office at 973-971-3706.
Bachtrack described the Lot of Strings experience this way: “Spectators with their folding chairs, wine glasses and food baskets reminded me of the ambience on the Tanglewood Festival’s lawn on a sunny afternoon. The sunset, as seen through the branches of a huge pine, was as spectacular.”
Tickets may be purchased online at morrismuseum.org, by phone at 973.971.3706, or in person at the Morris Museum. The Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown, NJ, and offers free parking and full accessibility. Box office hours for phone sales are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.