Triton Brass Quintet Holiday Concert

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Start Date: Dec 5 2009
Location: First Congregational Church of Rockport



TRITON BRASS QUINTET: A HOLIDAY CONCERT

Saturday, December 5, 8 p.m.

First Congregational Church, 12 School Street, Rockport, MA

(Pre-concert tour of the Shalin Liu Performance Center site begins at 5 p.m.)

Rockport Music rings in the holidays with the Triton Brass Quintet, resident brass ensemble at The Boston Conservatory. Program includes works by J.S. Bach, John Harbison, and various seasonal favorites.

SUBSCRIPTION AND TICKET INFORMATION

Three-concert subscriptions are now on sale. Prices range from $63 – $111 and include savings of up to 12% off the full individual ticket price. Tickets to individual concerts range from $23 to $40 for adults; seniors, $22 to $39. Tickets for students (ages19-25) are available for $10. Youth age 18 and younger may attend free of charge (limited capacity).

Individual tickets and subscriptions may be purchased online at www.rockportmusic.org, by phone at 978-546-7391 (M-F, 10 a.m. _ 4 p.m.), or in person at the Rockport Music office, 21 Broadway, Rockport, MA,

(M-F, 10 a.m. _ 4 p.m.).

ROCKPORT MUSIC

Rockport Music is the presenter of the Rockport Music Chamber Festival, which is widely recognized as one of the most distinguished chamber music festivals in the United States. Under the artistic leadership of renowned pianist David Deveau, concerts feature established performers of international stature (Peter Serkin, Dubrovka Tomsic, Midori), emerging young talent (Jupiter String Quartet, Gilles Vonsattel, Biava String Quartet), and commissions by many of today’s leading composers. In addition to the Festival, Rockport Music offers year-round presentations of classical, jazz, folk, and other genres of music.

Building on its artistic successes, Rockport Music is currently experiencing a period of transformation and institutional growth. In June 2010, Rockport Music will open the doors of its permanent home, the Shalin Liu Performance Center, a state-of-the-art oceanfront concert hall now under construction on Main Street in the historic village of Rockport, Massachusetts. The new performance center will allow Rockport Music to extend its signature chamber music festival to six weeks, offer complementary events such as lectures and free programs, expand its non-classical musical offerings, and focus on educational outreach programs for children and adults.

ARTIST PROFILES

TRITON BRASS

The Triton Brass Quintet was founded in 2001 and includes five of Boston’s most prominent freelance musicians: Shelagh Abate (French horn); Stephen Banzaert and Andrew Sorg (trumpets); Wesley Hopper (trombone); and Jobey Wilson (tuba). Prize winners at the 2005 Lyon International Chamber Music Competition, the 2003 Fischoff International Chamber Music Competition, and semi-finalists at the Concert Artists Guild Competition, Triton is in its second year as artists-in-residence at The Boston Conservatory, where the group serves as both performers and instructors.