Musica:Antara Ensemble Presents an Evening of Mozart

The 14-member Antara Ensemble will present an evening of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, on Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00 p.m., at Saint Peter’s Church at Citicorp, 619 Lexington Avenue and 54th Street, New York City. The program, led by Antara’s music director, conductor/flutist Harold Jones, will include the Concerto for Flute and Harp (Harold Jones, flute; Yeon Hwa Chung, harp); Sinfonia concertante in E flat for violin and viola (Ashley Horne, violin; Orlando Wells, viola); Concerto in A Major (Erasmia Voukelatos, piano); and Three Divertimenti for string orchestra.

Tickets are $25; seniors (62 and over) and students $20. For information and reservations: (212) 866-2545.

The ANTARA ENSEMBLE, now in its 19th season, was formed by Harold Jones to bring quality classical music at affordable prices to the culturally diverse neighborhoods of New York. The group performs a repertoire spanning centuries and including works by American, African-American, European and Third World composers.

A native of Chicago and a graduate of Juilliard, HAROLD JONES has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Tully Hall, CAMI Hall and other New York venues, Jordan Hall in Boston, and throughout the U.S., Europe and Taiwan. He has performed as flute soloist with The Bach Aria Orchestra, American Symphony, New York Sinfonietta, Brooklyn Philharmonia, National Orchestral Association, and is on the faculties of the Westchester Conservatory of Music and Manhattanville College. His recordings on the Antara label include two LPs and three CDs: “Let Us Break Bread Together”, “Just As I Am” and “Lil’ Lite O’ Mine”.

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