The Friday Noon Concert Series
Gregory Miller, Producer
FluteFriday, June 14th, 12:00 p.m.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868): Andante and Variations
Georges Bizet (1838-1875): Menuet de l’Arlésienne
Claude Debussy (1862-1918): - Première Arabesque
Gabriel Fauré (1945-1924): Berceuse
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Pièce en forme de Habanera
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921): Le cygne
Jacques Ibert (1890-1962): Entr’acte
Luigi-MaurizioTedeschi (1867-1944): Elégie
Isabelle Frouvelle returns to the Arts Club following well received previous dinner and luncheon performances. A native of Toulouse, France, she has studied with some of the great masters of the French School of harp, including Pierre Jamet, Marie-Claire Jamet, Catherine Michel, Fabrice Pierre and Anne Ricquebourg. She is a certified professor of harp in France and has taught many rising professional harpists. Her appearances include multiple solo recitals, as well as chamber music concerts and festivals with violin, flute, oboe or harp. She has performed with numerous major orchestras in France including Orchestre Colonne, Opéra en Plein Air and Orchestre du Capitole. In the United States she has soloed with the Virginia Chamber Orchestra, the Richmond Symphony Orchestra and the William and Mary Symphony Orchestra. She juried a national competition in Mexico and presented masterclasses in Mexico and at the American Harp Society Conference in Washington.
Jonathan Baumgarten performs with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra and other ensembles in the Washington DC area. He is Artist-in-Residence at American University in Washington, DC and teaches flute at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA. Mr. Baumgarten has been principal flutist of the Mexico City Philharmonic, and has made recordings for NPR and the Discovery Channel. An active chamber musician and soloist, he has been featured at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC; as soloist with the New American Chamber orchestra, and at the Old Isleworth Festival in London, England. He holds a MM from Juilliard where he was a scholarship student of Samuel Baron. He studied with Thomas Nyfenger on a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and in Paris with Michel Debost. During the Summer, he performs at Bear Valley Music Festival in the Sierra Nevada of California.
RSVP not required for the concert
Club Lunch available to members and their guests immediately after the concert. Lunch reservation must be made by 3 pm the day before at (202) 331-7282 ext 3.