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Free summer events

Tuesday performances

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:30 pm
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
The bassoon? It's not an instrument people think of often—but it gives a beautiful sound, with a range like the human voice, expressive and emotional. The Glickman Ensemble (Catherine Marchese, Edwin Cabrera, and Lisa Alexander) takes the idea of the bassoon and multiplies it by three, working alone as a group or with pianist Pej Reitz to create a gorgeous rush of music.

All three bassoonists studied under Loren Glickman, one of America's foremost bassoon soloists and a founding artist of the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Glickman still composes, and for the last decade he's been transcribing works for the bassoon. For the last eight years the Glickman Ensemble has been playing together and recording those transcriptions, fulfilling their mission "to bring the beautiful, sonorous sounds of the bassoon to the public through our love of chamber music."

Past summer events at the Schwartz Center

  • David Kaynor and George Wilson, July 30, 2013
  • Tango de Cámara, July 23, 2013
  • Rockwood Ferry, July 16, 2013
  • Desire and Decay (dance concert), July 9, 2013
  • Michael Zaretsky and Xak Bjerken, July 2, 2013
  • Cornell Savoyards present Ruddigore, June 25 and 26, 2013
  • Malcolm Bilson and Roger Moseley, July 31, 2012
  • Journey West with Max Buckholtz, July 24, 2012
  • Epiphany Project, July 17, 2012
  • Matuto, July 10, 2012
  • Ahhhhhh: A Festival of Sound (dance concert), July 3, 2012
  • Cornell Savoyards present The Pirates of Penzance, June 26 and 27, 2012
  • Jacqueline Schwab, August 2, 2011
  • Dance Concert: Vananver Caravan, July 26, 2011
  • Joe Crookston, July 19, 2011
  • Cornell Savoyards present HMS Pinafore, July 12, 2011
  • Babik, July 5, 2011
  • Ithaca Wind Quintet, June 28, 2011
  • Women's Works presents Cendrillon, August 3, 2010
  • Jayne Demakos with special guest Samite, July 27, 2010
  • Dance Concert: Love Shoe IV, July 20, 2010
  • Jeremiah McLane and David Surette, July 13, 2010
  • Victor Romanul and Miri Yampolsky, July 6, 2010
  • Cornell Klezmorim, June 29, 2010
  • Alize, July 28, 2009
  • Women's Works presents An Evening with Fanny, July 21, 2009
  • David Burgess, July 14, 2009
  • Dance Concert: Love Shoe III, July 7, 2009
  • Epiphany Project, June 30, 2009
  • Blue Heron Trio, June 23, 2009

Joe Crookston performs "Wandering Shepherd" at the Schwartz Center, July 19, 2011. (Video by Ralph Varn, IthacaRecords.)