Members of the Adelphi Chamber Ensemble will perform a concert at the Teaneck Public Library on Feb. 9 at 3 p.m. as part of the Music on Sunday Afternoon series sponsored by the Friends of the Teaneck Library.
The program will include Faure’s Quartet for Piano and Strings no 2 in G minor, Op. 45, and Brahms’ Sextet for Strings no 1 in B flat major, Op. 18.
Every year musicians of the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra (the Adelphi Chamber Ensemble) perform chamber music concerts in addition to their regularly scheduled season. Artists for this concert include Alison Brewster Franzetti, piano; Melissa Macy, violin; Sylvia Rubin, violin; Genevieve Sallemi, viola; Sally Fillmore, viola; Anne Taylor, cello; and Martha Calhoun, cello.
The award-winning Adelphi Chamber Orchestra is a professional, non-profit chamber orchestra offering free-admission symphony, chamber and educational concert programs in Northern NJ and the New York metropolitan area. The ACO is currently celebrating its 60th season of presenting concerts with accomplished national and international guest soloists. The orchestra holds an annual young artists’ competition that enables contestants to perform in a prestigious New York City venue and provides the winner with an opportunity to appear as a solo artist with the ACO. Over the years, the orchestra has also collaborated with chamber choirs and other area arts organizations in venues that include public schools and libraries, senior centers, and performing institutions.
Contributing to the success of the ACO’s history is the leadership of a number of distinguished conductors. Currently the orchestra is under the direction of conductors Eric Dudley and Richard Owen Jr. Through its high level of artistic excellence, the ACO attracts and retains the region’s best professional freelance musicians and amateurs. The ACO is a member of the League of American Orchestras and Chamber Music America.
The mission of the Adelphi Chamber Orchestra is to serve the musical and educational needs of the citizens of New Jersey, with special emphasis given to families with young children, seniors and those with limited financial means. To further this end, all concerts are offered free of admission charges, we strive to advance the orchestral arts through education, commissions, and community partnerships. Within the orchestra, we create a challenging and enjoyable environment where artistic excellence can flourish
The public is welcome to attend this free program to be held in the library auditorium. Refreshments and an opportunity to meet the artists follow the performance. The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.