(Bronx, NY) - The Bronx Arts Ensemble will present its SummerMusic 2011 Romantic Strings concert featuring RHEINBERGER’s String Quinent, Op. 82 and MARTINU’s Quintet on Sunday, July 24. Concerts are scheduled for 2 pm at Rockwood Drive Circle, Van Cortlandt Park (enter at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway) and 4 pm at Fordham University’s McGinley Center. BAE musicians will include Jorge Ávila and Francisca Mendoza on violins, Joel Rudin and Julie Goodale on violas and Bruce Wang on cello.
In case of rain, the first concert will be moved to Vladeck Hall in the Amalgamated Houses at Hillman Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South. Seating is provided in Van Cortlandt Park but the audience is urged to bring folding chairs if possible.
For more information, call 718.601.7399 or visit www.bronxartsensemble.org.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, NYC Dept of Parks & Recreation, New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation, Fordham University Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, Councilman G. Oliver Koppell, Councilman James Vacca, Councilman Joel Rivera, Councilwoman Helen Foster, State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein and Bronx Borough President Rubén Diaz Jr.
The Bronx’s premier music performance ensemble serving the borough since 1972, the Bronx Arts Ensemble is a not-for-profit organization enriching the cultural environment of the Bronx with a year-round schedule of concerts, special programs for families and a full music and arts-in-education program for schools.