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Bronx Arts Ensemble Bastille Day Concert on July 14

Bastille Day Concert on July 14 beginning at 2 pm at Van Cortlandt Park

In honor of Bastille Day, Bronx Arts Ensemble’s string quartet presents a program of music by all Francophone composers. Centering around Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major, the program will also feature the guitar music of Haitian composer Frantz Casséus and the string music of Germaine Tailleferre, member of the infamous French composers’ collective Les Six.

Performers:
Monica Davis, first violin
Sarah Zun, second violin
Adda Kridler, viola
Eleanor Norton, cello
Francisco Roldán, guitar

Program:

Erik Satie’s Gymnopedie No. 1, arranged for guitar
Erik Satie’s Gnossienne No. 1, arranged for guitar

Germaine Tailleferre’s String Quartet

Claude Debussy’s “La Fille aux Chevaux de Lin,” arranged for guitar

Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major

Frantz Casseus’ “Petro,” “Yanvalloux,” and “Dance of the Hounsies”

Rockwood Circle Drive, Van Cortlandt Park, Mosholu Avenue & Broadway

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