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April - June 2012
April 17
Wendy Warner -- cello

La Grange Symphony Orchestra Season Finale

"The opening work for this evening’s LaGrange Symphony Orchestra concert was the vaulted Cello Concerto in b minor of Antonin Dvorak. Cellist Wendy Warner appeared with Maestro Cobos and seated herself at the front of the stage, adjusting the endpin of her cello until it was just right. That it WAS just right was proven for the duration of the concerto, as measure by measure her playing was, at times, intemperate and brutish, followed by the most tender playing one could imagine being invoked from a musical instrument of only four strings and a bow. I could not detect one flaw in her performance. The fingerboard technique as Ms. Warner playfully pranced up and down in double stops of major sixths and octaves, was a pure delight. I caught myself smiling several times during this performance."

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April 15
Alexander Kobrin -- piano
Wendy Warner -- cello

Russian Rapture

Join internationally acclaimed Faculty Artists and former child prodigies, Alexander Kobrin, piano, and Wendy Warner, cello, as they maneuver through this deep and soul-transporting Russian program: The Shostakovich Sonata for Cello and Piano and the Rachmaninoff Sonata for Cello and Piano -- two of the greatest masterpieces of Russian chamber music repertoire. Be sure to bring a handkerchief.

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April 4
Alexander Kobrin -- piano
Wendy Warner -- cello

Alexander Kobrin and Friends

Award-Winning CSU Faculty Artist Alexander Kobrin, The L. Rexford Whiddon Distinguished Chair in Piano, and others dedicate a performance to Johannes Brahms on the anniversary of the composer’s death.

  • Schumann Fantasy Pieces

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April 1
John Dalley -- violin
Eileen Buck -- piano
Wendy Warner -- cello

Chamber Music Benefit Concert
Autism Awareness Month

World renowned chamber music artists John Dalley (violinist - member of the Guarneri String Quartet), Wendy Warner (cellist - winner of the Fourth International Rostropovich Competition and recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant) and Eileen Buck (pianist - winner of the Josef Hofmann Piano Competition) will perform a collection of works by David Popper, Ottorino Respighi and Anton Arensky at a special benefit concert to support the New York Center for Autism Charter School (NYCACS). The concert will be held at All Souls Church, located at 1157 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY (@ 80th Street) on Sunday, April 1st from 4-6 PM.

Tickets to the benefit cost $25 per person. The artists are donating 100% of ticket proceeds to the New York Center for Autism Charter School. NYCACS is New York State's first public charter school dedicated exclusively to educating children with autism. The New York City Department of Education funds only the cost of ordinary operations for NYCACS. The school relies on contributions and proceeds from events like this in order to cover the full cost of providing the most effective, evidence-based program for children with autism spectrum disorder.

Download the event's flyer, the program & artist biographies, and the New York Center for Autism Charter School brochure.

To purchase tickets, please go to NYCA Charter School's website, call (212) 860-2580, or send a check payable to The New York Center for Autism Charter School to: New York Center for Autism Charter School, 433 East 100th Street, New York, NY 10029 (attn: Mark Saretsky).

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