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Dolce Suono Ensemble

Mimi Stillman, Artistic Director

April 4, 2018
by Dolce Suono
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Claude Debussy Centennial Festival: “Between the Notes”

Dolce Suono Ensemble’s Claude Debussy Centennial Festival continues with a concert “Between the Notes” on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 7:00pm at Trinity Center for Urban Life, 22nd and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia.

The project marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Claude Debussy in 1918 with concerts featuring his chamber and vocal music in the context of works by his contemporaries and two world premieres by composers reflecting on his monumental legacy.

The artists include harpist Bridget Kibbey, acclaimed for her innovative projects with classic and new music, Mimi Stillman, flute, solo/chamber artist and founding Artistic Director of Dolce Suono Ensemble, Amy Oshiro-Morales, violin, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Kerri Ryan, viola, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and Gabriel Cabezas, cello, solo/chamber artist and member of yMusic.

The Program

Claude Debussy, Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp

Maurice Ravel, Sonata for Violin and Cello

André Jolivet, Chant de Linos

Andrea Clearfield, Rhapsodie for Flute, Harp, and String Trio

Thomas Whitman, Soekia’s Dance for Flute, Viola, and Harp (world premiere)

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For tickets click here.

www.dolcesuono.com/tickets

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March 28, 2018
by Dolce Suono
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“Pleasure is the Law” Delights a Capacity Crowd!

Dolce Suono Ensemble’s Claude Debussy Centennial Festival opened Monday evening with “Pleasure is the Law,” a concert featuring works by Debussy, Saint-Saens, Massenet, Delibes, D’Indy, and a world premiere by Jan Krzywicki. DSE artists Sarah Shafer, soprano, Mimi Stillman, flute, Ricardo Morales, clarinet, Arlen Hlusko, cello, and Charles Abramovic, piano dazzled a full house at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Thank you to all who attended, and to Concerts at the College for hosting us.

Here is a link to the concert program: DSE.March 26 program

Here are some photos by Pete Checchia. You can see more at our Facebook page.

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