Fort Lee Library’s Summer Music Concert series continues on Sunday, July 22 at 2pm with an NYC Duo performance of "From Buenos Aires to the Balkan Mountains: A Concert of Music from South America and Europe" (guitar, violin, and cello).
NYC Duo, a chamber ensemble featuring Michael Gilsinan, classical guitar, Chiung-Hua Tsai, violin and special guest cellist, Jungin Monica Ji will be performing music by Ástor Piazzolla, Atanas Ourkouzounov, Frédéric Chopin, Pablo Sarasate and Robert Schumann.
NYC Duo is an eclectic contemporary ensemble whose concerts feature various combinations of guitar, violin, flute and cello. Embracing classic chamber music repertoire, NYC Duo also delves into the world of folk traditions from around the world creating a unique combination of music that blends classical and contemporary musical techniques. Much of the music performed by NYC Duo was arranged by guitarist, Michael Gilsinan and includes composers such as Bartók, Villa-Lobos, Mozart, Schumann and Hovhannas.
Since their highly praised performance at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, NYC Duo has been invited by the Flute Center of New York to perform at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of the 2012 National Flute Association (NFA) Convention. Additionally, NYC Duo has been awarded a commissioning grant from the Brannen-Cooper Fund to have new music written and dedicated to NYC Duo by the award-winning composer Michael Karmon, to be premiered at the 2012 NFA Convention.
Admission is free, however seating is limited. Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult.