SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Pianists Delana Thomsen and Elena Belli are the featured artists for the 2015- 16 Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at 7 p.m., at Hoff- Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale.
The duo will perform “Ceci et Cela” (This ‘n That) – an eclectic program of works for one piano, four hands; two pianos, four hands; solo piano; and a sonata for violin and piano with guest artist and fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty member Gary Kosloski.
Included on the program are J. S. Bach’s "Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring” from Cantata BWV 147, arranged for two pianos; two works by Francis Poulenc – "Cinq improvisations pour piano," performed by Belli; and "Sonata for Piano Four Hands; The Serpent’s Kiss (Rag Fantasy)" by William Bolcom, arranged by the composer for two pianos; and Karol Szymanowski’s "Sonata in D minor for Violin" and "Piano, Op. 9," performed by Thomsen and Kosloski.
Admission to the recital is $18, $15 for seniors (65+) and free of charge to HBMS students and students 18 years of age and younger. Tickets to a series of three recitals are available at a reduced rate. Tickets can be ordered any time by calling 914-723-1169 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and are available for purchase at the door. Program is subject to change, for additional information call 914-723-1169, email email@example.com or visit their website.
Thomsen is a highly accomplished solo and collaborative pianist who has given recitals throughout Europe and the United States as well as master classes in Iceland, Bulgaria, and Italy. Belli is a versatile concert artist and influential teacher. As a performer she has appeared nationally and internationally as both soloist and chamber musician.
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