Featuring clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois, cellist Clancy Newman and pianist Jonathan Yates performing:
Clarinet Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11 (1798) Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Two Pieces of Cello and Piano (1899) Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano, Op. 11 (1914) Anton Webern (1883-1945)
Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114 (1891) Johannes Brahms
23Arts Windham Tickets:
Regular Tickets: $25
Under 18: FREE
7 Concert Series Pass: $150
(Premium Reserved Seating available at additional cost)
About Clancy Newman: Cellist Clancy Newman, first prize winner of the prestigious Walter W. Naumburg International Competition and recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, has had the unusual career of a performer/composer. From Albany, NY, he began playing cello at the age of six, and at twelve he received his first significant public recognition when he won a Gold Medal at the Dandenong Youth Festival in Australia, competing against people twice his age. In the years that followed, he won numerous other competitions, including the Juilliard School Cello Competition, the National Federation of Music Clubs competition, and the Astral Artists National Auditions. He has performed as soloist throughout the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. He can often be heard on NPR’s “Performance Today” and has been featured on A&E’s “Breakfast With the Arts”. A sought after chamber musician, he is a member of the Chicago Chamber Musicians and a former member of ChamberMusicSocietyTwo ofLincolnCenter.
About Romie de Guise-Langlois: Praised as “…extraordinary...” and “…a formidable clarinetist...” by the New York Times, Romie de Guise-Langlois has appeared as soloist and chamber musician on major concert stages throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Ms. de Guise-Langlois performed as soloist with the Houston Symphony, Ensemble ACJW, the Burlington Chamber Orchestra, the Yale Philharmonia, McGill University Symphony Orchestra, at Music@Menlo and at the Banff Center for the Arts. She is a winner of the Astral Artists’ National Auditions and was awarded the First Prize in the Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition; she was additionally a First Prize winner of the Woolsey Hall Competition at Yale University, the McGill University Classical Concerto Competition, the Canadian Music Competition, and was the recipient of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Award.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. de Guise-Langlois joined the roster of Chamber Music Society Two in 2012 and has toured with Musicians from Marlboro. She has appeared at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Philadelphia and Boston Chamber Music Societies, 92 Y Street, and Chamber Music Northwest among many others. She has performed as Principal Clarinetist for the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the New Haven and Stamford symphony orchestras and The Knights Chamber Orchestra. A native of Montreal, Ms. de Guise-Langlois earned degrees from McGill University and the Yale School of Music, where she studied under David Shifrin. She has completed her fellowship at The Academy-A Program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute, and is currently Adjunct Professor of clarinet at Montclair University.
About Jonathan Yates: Jonathan Yates is the Artistic Director of 23Arts Windham’s 2017 season. He has collaborated as a pianist and conductor with many of the country’s most respected musicians, including Midori, Kim Kashkashian, David Finckel, Charles Neidich, Ida Kavafian, Colin Carr, Gilbert Kalish, Paul Neubauer, Joseph Lin, and William Purvis; and the Avalon, Daedalus, Pacifica and Shanghai Quartets. He also serves as Music Director of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra and Norwalk Youth Orchestra. He descends from a family that has been on the forefront of the battles for the cultural and humanistic life of our country. His grandfather, U. S. Representative Sidney R. Yates, was the principal defender of the National Endowment for the Arts in his 48 years in Congress, and his father, the Honorable Stephen R. Yates, was the first judge in Illinois to approve same-sex adoption.