KAREN just retruned from the ALBA MUSIC FESTIVAL in ALBA, ITALY with pianist BRIAN GANZ:  MAY 19-June 2, 2014  PHOTOS coming soon!!!

 

A WORLD PREMIERE..... A TRIBUTE..... BY ISRAELI COMPOSER GILAD RABINOVICH

KAREN and DANCING HEART PERFORM "ELEGY" for FLUTE, PIANO AND VIBRAPHONE.

MARCH 25, 2014, Matinee Concert at 1:30 pm (lunch at 12:30) HYLTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
10960 George Mason Circle, Manasas, VA 20110; phone: 703-993-7759

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Flutist Karen Johnson, whose artistry is described as ‘exquisite’and ‘mesmerizing’ combines instrumental mastery, great beauty of sound, and a poetic sensibility in her distinctive and
memorable performances.

Well-versed in the solo and chamber music repertoire, she continues championing new works and commissions by such composers as William Albright, Jeffrey Mumford, Thomas Benjam and David Froom.

A co-principal flutist of the Chesapeake Orchestra, Karen has recently teamed up with renowned pianist Carlos-Cesar Rodriguez and percussionist John Kilkenny to form the exciting Dancing Heart, an ensemble rapidly gaining popularity for its imaginative, compelling and interactive programs.


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A New Work... A Tribute
A New Work... A Tribute World Premiere by Israeli composer Gilad Rabinovich: Gilad has written "Elegy" for flute, piano and vibraphone.  Dancing Heart will premiere this work on March 25, 2014.  "Elegy" was written as a tribute to my mother who passed away on Jan. 26, 2012.

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memorable performances. Well-versed in the solo and chamber music repertoire, she continues championing new works and commissions by such composers as William Albright, Jeffrey Mumford, Thomas Benjam and David Froom. A co-principal flutist of the Chesapeake Orchestra, Karen has recently teamed up with renowned pianist Carlos-Cesar Rodriguez and percussionist John Kilkenny to form the exciting Dancing Heart, an ensemble rapidly gaining popularity for its imaginative, compelling and interactive programs.
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