Ashu — Saxophone & Piano
January 04, 2015 — 4 PM
Ashu has repeatedly defied conventions by winning major international competitions traditionally won by pianists and violinists. “It’s really an incredible instrument. It can play with such emotional intensity, sing like a voice, and effortlessly project in the largest of halls. It’s capable of a lot of really beautiful tones.”
Classical Jam — Violin, Viola, Flute, Precussio
January 25, 2015 — 4 PM
Classical Jam is committed to presenting engaging, lively and high-caliber performances. Classical Jam presents wide-ranging repertoire including traditional classical works, exciting improvisations, and CJ originals.
Alexander String Quartet — 2 Violins, Viola, Cello
February 01, 2015 — 4 PM
The Alexander String Quartet has performed on five continents, securing standing among the world's premiere ensembles for over three decades. They were the first American quartet to win the London International String Quartet Prize. The New York Times described their playing as, "vibrant, probing, assured."
Michael Brown — Piano
February 08, 2015 — 4 PM
The New York Times has declared Michael Brown “a young piano visionary,” praising him for “a magnificent performance” and a “powerful technique and a vivid imagination.” He is First Prize Winner of the 2010 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition. As winner of the Juilliard Concerto Competition, Mr. Brown performed with the Juilliard Orchestra under New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert, and he performed a recital at Alice Tully Hall as winner of Juilliard’s 2012 William Petschek Piano Recital Award.
February 22, 2015 — 4 PM
Formed in 2002, the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation. The New York Times hailed
the quartet as “something extraordinary,” with the Boston Globe acclaiming their “pinpoint precision and spectacular sense of urgency.”
Project Trio — Flute, Cello, Bass
March 08, 2015 — 4 PM
Project Trio is a passionate, high-energy chamber music ensemble comprised of three virtuosic composer/performers from Brooklyn, NY. Blending their classical training with a wide-ranging adventurous taste in musical styles. Project Trio has made an impact on audiences of all ages, offering a musical experience that defines a new level of entertainment!
De Coda — Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Piano
March 22, 2015 — 4 PM
DeCoda is a chamber ensemble comprised of virtuoso musicians, entrepreneurs and passionate advocates of the arts based in New York City. DeCoda creates performances with partners around the world. Impromptu Concerts has chosen to present clarinet,oboe, bassoon, horn and piano .