March 5, 2007 (Vol. 5, No. 3)
Lehman Chamber Players to Give Free Concert March 18
Critically acclaimed violinist Alexander Meshibovsky and pianist Diana Mittler-Battipaglia will perform Mozart's Sonata in B-flat Major K.454 and Brahms's Sonata in D Minor opus 108. In addition, they will perform Grieg's Sonata in G Major opus 13 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his death. Meshibovsky, who has appeared as a soloist with major European and American orchestras, studied with the world-renowned violinist Jascha Heifetz. Professor Battipaglia is a faculty member in the Lehman Department of Music and is also the College's choral director.
Oboist Alan Hollander, who has appeared as a conductor and soloist throughout the New York metropolitan area, will present works by Poulenic and Arnold. He is on the faculty of both Hofstra University and Lehman College, where he conducts the Lehman College and Community Band and performs with the Lehman Woodwind Quintet. The concert will also include a portion of Bach's Concerto for Violin and Oboe and Gypsy Airs by Sarasate.
For more information, contact the College's Department of Music at 718-960-8247.