Musical Masterworks Presents December Concerts

December 5th, 2009

Musical Masterworks will present chamber music concerts on Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6 at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme. The concerts will feature violinists Jennifer Frautschi and Jesse Mills, violists Hsin-Yun Huang and Nicholas Cords, and cellist Peter Wiley. Musical Masterworks Artistic Director Edward Arron will perform on cello and serve as host for the concerts.

The program will feature Mozart's Grande Sestetto Concertante in E flat Major, a transcription of that composer's famous Sinfonia Concertante, K. 364, for string sextet. The program will also include Four Miniatures for Two Violins and Viola, Opus 75a by Antonin Dvorak, and Arnold Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night) for String Sextet, Opus 4.

Tickets for the Saturday, December 5 concert at 5 pm are $35. Tickets for the Sunday, December 6 concert at 3 pm are $30. $5 student tickets are available for both concerts. Please call 860-434-2252 for tickets and information or visit.

Centerbrook Architects is a longtime sponsor of Musical Masterworks. For more information on the December concerts, including profiles of the artists and details on upcoming perfromances in February, March and May, visit www.musicalmasterworks.org.