Edward Green's new composition, "Once Upon A Time" will be premiered in two free concerts by the Minnesota Sinfonia this January.
Edward Green is an award-winning composer and educator currently teaching at the Manhattan School of Music. His compositions include works for chamber ensembles, chorus, and symphony orchestra, as well as solo music for piano, guitar, and other instruments. He is also an active composer for theater and film, and is staff composer for Imagery Films and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Ken Kimmelman. His Concertino for Piano and Chamber Orchestra was nominated for a 2010 Grammy Award in the category "Best Classical Contemporary Composition." More information is available at www.edgreenmusic.org
Minnesota Sinfonia soloist Gary Levinson performing Vieuxtemp's Concerto No. 5 for Violin with the Minnesota Sinfonia. Concerts will be held 7 p.m. Friday, January 7 at Metropolitan State University's Founders Hall at Maria Ave and East 6th Street in St. Paul, and 4 p.m. Sunday, January 9 at Temple Israel, 2324 Emerson Ave S, Minneapolis. Admission is free and children are welcome to attend. Audience members should arrive early-all concerts are first-come, first-seated.
Additional Minnesota Sinfonia concert information is available at 612-871-1701 or www.mnsinfonia.org