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Karen Marie Marmer, violin
Dongsok Shin, fortepiano

The program features the works of three composers who worked around the same time, and whose ties to Paris helped acquaint them to each other. The 18th-century Alsatian composer, Jean-Fredéric Edelmann whose fate was met by the guillotine, was admiredéderic Edelmann, whose fate as met by the guillotine, was admired by Mozart although his music fell into obscurity; when the much-admired J.C. Bach died in 1781, Mozart proclaimed “it’s a sad day for the world of music,” however his work soon faded from public notice. The works on the program were published in 1779, 1780, and 1781, respectively. The sonata by Edelmann most likely will enjoy its North American premiere.

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Thursday, February 27 at 1:15 pm
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's
FREE!

Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier for anyone seeking a respite from the midtown hustle and bustle. Ensembles are chosen by a jury of early-music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Location:
The Chapel at St. Bartholomew's Church
50th St. and Park Avenue

Time: 1:15-2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.