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Grand Nonet

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Grand Nonet is brought to you by DVAA. thrilled to host the Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra at the historic Tusten Theatre for an evening of chamber music with their program, Grand Nonet.

The program includes Lee Hoiby Variations for Nonet on a theme by Schubert Op. 35B and Louise Farrenc Nonet, Op. 38.

Louise Farrenc (1804-1875) was a brilliant French composer and a virtuoso pianist and through her Nonet, found international success and received praises from Robert Schumann and Joseph Joachim. This success led her demand equal pay to her male colleagues at the prestigious Paris Conservatoire. The nonet has also been an inspiration ensemble for various arrangements of performers and composers alike.

Lee Hoiby (1926-2011) composed his Variations on a theme by Schubert in 1979. Theme comes from Schubert’s German Dances, D. 336 and Lee Later felt that the music would lend itself well to a larger instrumental tapestry. He re-scored the work for the traditional nonet setting making small changes to the variations and adding new ones in the process. This nonet shows Lee’s masterful ability to create innovative music rooted in a tradition which making a beautiful homage to Schubert.

The Sullivan County Chamber Orchestra unites professional musicians to perform across Sullivan County, New York, enhancing community life through artistic expression, cultural experiences, and education. Co-founded by double bassist Andrew Trombley and violinist Akiko Hosoi, SCCO is a part of Nesin Cultural Arts and promotes the arts’ role in economic development, creativity, diversity, and global cultural awareness.

Tickets are $25, or $30 at the door. Kids 12 and under free⁠.


June 15
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Tusten Theatre
210 Bridge Street
Narrowsburg, NY 12764
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