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September 28-29,2019

Bartok, Divertimento for Strings
Dittersdorf, Concerto for Harp
     Barbara Allen, Harp

Wieniawski, Violin Concerto No. 2

     Edita Orlinyte, Violin    
Debussy, Iberia

 

Barbara Allen has been active as a performer, recording artist and teacher. She has been principal harp with American Ballet Theatre at Lincoln Center in New York City since 1990, and has appeared with artists such as Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Collins, Doc Severinsen and Sting. Recently she recorded solo ballet excerpts with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Allen teaches in at Mannes College, the New School, Masters School, and Hoff Barthelson.

Edita Orlinyte won the national Lithuanian competition for young string players at the age of ten. She earned both bachelor and masters degrees from the Music Academy of Lithuania and joined the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra in 1992. She has toured throughout Europe and Asia and has recorded a solo album that received an enthusiastic reception from Strings Magazine. She has been a member of the Greenwich Symphony for 20 years.