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Chamber Music Society of Detroit Presents the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet on Saturday, January 30


Returning by popular demand, the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet will perform works by Mozart, Reicha, Barber and Nielsen. That evening, the Chamber Music Society of Detroit will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its performances at Seligman Performing Arts Center.

Farmington Hills, MI, December 24, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Artists/Date/Concert Location
Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet
Michael Hasel, Flute; Andreas Wittmann, Oboe; Walter Seyfarth, Clarinet;
Fergus McWilliam, Horn; Marion Reinhard, Bassoon

Saturday, January 30, 2010, 8:00 PM

Seligman Performing Arts Center
Located on the campus of Detroit Country Day School
22305 West 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills

Artist Bio
Please see: www.davidroweartists.com/html/BERLIN/berlin_main.htm or www.windquintet.com/

Repertoire:
Mozart: Fantasia in F minor, K. 608
Reicha: Quintet in D major, Op. 91, No. 3
Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31
(Commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Detroit in 1953)
Nielsen: Quintet for Winds, Op. 43

Unique Features of this Concert/Story Line:
• Four of the Quintet’s original members are still performing with the ensemble since its inception in 1988; Marion Reinhard recently succeeded founding bassoonist Henning Trog in 2009.
• The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet made its debut on the Chamber Music Society of Detroit series in 2007 and returns only two seasons later by popular demand.
• Samuel Barber’s Summer Music was commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Detroit and received its world premiere on the series in 1953. 2010 marks Samuel Barber’s centenary.
• Pre-Concert Dinner: Bacco Ristorante, with special reduced dinner price for CMSD ticket-holders, 5:00 – 6:15 PM.
• Pre-Concert Presentation: The Chamber Music Society of Detroit will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its performances at Seligman Performing Arts Center with a brief pre-concert slide presentation. The Chamber Music Society presented the inaugural opening event (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra) at Seligman Performing Arts Center on November 13, 1999.

Special Features of Seligman Performing Arts Center
• Free Parking
• Easy Accessibility
• Intimate Chamber Music Venue (seats 724)
• Excellent acoustics, Kirkegaard Associates acoustician
• Society Café open before the concerts and during intermission with support from Sweet Lorraine’s and Cadillac Coffee

Upcoming Concerts: Chamber Music Society of Detroit 2009-2010 Season

OPUS 9 SERIES
Shanghai Quartet with Yuja Wang, Piano
February 13, 2010
Co-sponsored by Fifth Third Bank

Arnold Steinhardt, Violin
Alan Alda, Actor
March 20, 2010
The David and Andrea Page 1797 Concert
Celebrating Music of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Periods

Steven Isserlis, Cello and Dénes Várjon, Piano
March 27, 2010
Pre-Concert Talk by Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Richard Goode
April 10, 2010
Pre-Concert Talk by Richard Goode, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Parker Quartet
May 22, 2010
Cleveland Quartet Award Concert
Sponsored by Effi P. Weinberg and David R. Weinberg
Pre-Concert Talk by Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

OPUS 3 PIANO SERIES
Emanuel Ax, Piano
February 6, 2010
Pre-Concert Talk by Steven Rings, 6:45 – 7:30 PM

Yuja Wang, Piano
May 15, 2010

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s 2009-2010 Pre-concert Talks are sponsored by Fidelity Investments.

Ticket Prices
• Single tickets to all concerts: $43 - $75*; students $25.
*except tickets for the March 20 concert featuring violinist Arnold Steinhardt & actor Alan Alda, which are $100.

Ticket Purchase Information
• By phone: Chamber Music Society of Detroit Ticket Service: 248-855-6070
• Online: www.ComeHearCMSD.org

HOUR Detroit, dbusiness and WRCJ are the media sponsors for the 2009-2010 season.

For further information about the 2009-2010 concert season, please visit the Chamber Music Society of Detroit web site at www.ComeHearCMSD.org.

The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is a non-profit organization committed to presenting the highest quality chamber music performed by musicians of international stature in acoustically outstanding venues. The Chamber Music Society of Detroit is recognized locally, nationally and internationally for the high caliber of its presentations.

Contact:
Michael Layne
Marx Layne & Company
248.855.6777

Lois R. Beznos
Chamber Music Society of Detroit
248.737.9982

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Lauren Herrin
248-855-6777
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