Chamber Music Relief for Haiti
February 28, 2010
MusicAlchemy and the Aspinwall Hill Chamber Music Foundation (formerly The Heart of Chamber Music Institute) presents A Chamber Music Relief Concert for Haiti, featuring advanced adult chamber music students from the studio of Gillian Rogell. This concert is presented in association with the Longwood Symphony’s “Symphonic Relief for Haiti” which will a hold benefit concert in Jordan Hall on January 31. The student ensembles will perform works of Beethoven, Brahms, Poulenc and Baksa on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 7:00pm at St. Paul’s Church in Brookline, MA. The performance will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. St. Paul's has generously donated the venue for this event. Rogell’s students who will be performing in the concert include: Clara Chan, piano; Toshi Motomaya, violin; Duke Roth, viola; Cheryl Browne, violin; Calvin Yuen,violin; Scott Smith, viola; Guillermo del Angel, cello; Walter Newman, viola; Michael Cho, violin; Kitty Griffiths, cello; John Staropoli, violin; Ian Jessen, oboe; Rosalind Buda, bassoon; Linda Reinfeld, cello; Sarah Babbitt, viola; Karen Seligson, violin; Mark Engler, piano. Tickets are available at the door for a suggested donation of $10. Proceeds will benefit the Stand With Haiti initiative of Partners In Health, the non-profit, Boston-based health care organization created in 1987 by Dr. Paul Farmer, Thomas J. White, and Todd McCormack. On the ground in Haiti for 20 years, Partners In Health (PIH) was the focus of Pulitzer Prizewinner Tracy Kidder’s bestselling book, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World.