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Friday・November 17th 2017・8:00 pm | Salon 33・Princeton, NJ

Salon 33 hosts a concert with Inna Leoni and collaborative pianist Cheryl Tennant Humes in the Princeton area. The program, entitled "Myth in Music: Immortal Tales of Love and Death."

 

Throughout the history of Western music especially in the Romantic period followed by the Impressionism, one of the most growing inspirations was ancient Greece and its culture. In Greek mythology the flute has played a major role as it produces sounds that mesmerize snakes, birds, other animals as well as humans. The program includes:

  • Albert Roussel — Joueurs de Flûte, Op. 27

  • Christoph Gluck — “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Orphéce et Euridice, Wq. 30

  • Carl Reinecke  — Sonata “Undine,” Op. 167

  • Claude Debussy — Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86

  • André Jolivet — Chant de Linos (1944)

Salon 33 is an ongoing series of intimate gatherings for the appreciation of live music and good company. The events take place in unique private homes, so we ask that you notify us of your intent to attend the performance by clicking the RSVP button below. Be sure to provide us with your name and number in your party wishing to attend the performance. An invitation with details will then be sent to you.

Tuesday・October 10th 2017・Noon | Troy Savings Bank Music Hall・Troy NY

Inna Leoni is joined by collaborative pianist Cheryl Tennant Humes to opens its 2017-18 Music at Noon series at the historic Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy NY.

The flute, one of the oldest-known musical instruments in the world, has been a means for human artistic expression since prehistoric times. Capable of producing sounds that mesmerize snakes, birds, other animals as well as humans, the flute in Greek mythology has played a major role. To the ancient Greeks, music manifested the rightness of the cosmos and was connected in pursuit of truth and beauty as well as providing a conduit for healing and purifying the body and mind and changing the hearts of people. Throughout the history of Western music especially in the Romantic period followed by the Impressionism, one of the most growing inspirations was ancient Greece and its culture. In this program Greek Gods and other mythological creatures are present in the compositions.

The works on the program:

  • Albert Roussel — Joueurs de Flûte, Op. 27

  • Christoph Gluck — “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Orphéce et Euridice, Wq. 30

  • Carl Reinecke  — Sonata “Undine,” Op. 167

  • Claude Debussy — Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86

  • André Jolivet — Chant de Linos (1944)

Monday・October 9th 2017・4:00 pm | The College of Saint Rose・Albany NY

The Music Department at The College of Saint Rose is pleased to present Russian-American flutist Inna Leoni in a lecture/performance focused on the works of Vladimir Tysbin the highly revered Russian composer of music for flute.

Although rarely performed in the United States, Vladimir Tsybin’s works are a staple of the flute repertoire for Russian conservatory students and frequently featured in competitions and recitals. Considered to be the founder of Russian flute playing, Tsybin served as professor of flute at the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory for nearly half a century influencing generations of flutists. Inna Leoni has a direct lineage to the composer through her teacher Alexander Korneyev. In this lecture/performance, Ms. Leoni presents several works for you to consider incorporating into your studies and performances.

This event is being held in Room 306 of the Massry Center at The College of Saint Rose. There is no admission charge, and the general public is welcome to attend. For information, you may call The Saint Rose Music Department office at (518) 454-5178. The Massry Center is located at 1002 Madison Avenue in Albany, NY.

Sunday・October 1st 2017・1:00 pm | Tamaqua Community Art Center・Tamaqua PA

Collaborative pianist Cheryl Tennant Humes joins Inna Leoni for a Sunday afternoon concert. The program entitled "Myth in Music: Immortal Tales of Love and Death" explores how the flute is reflected Greek mythology in a range of repertoire.

To the ancient Greeks, music manifested the rightness of the cosmos and was connected in pursuit of truth and beauty as well as providing a conduit for healing and purifying the body and mind and changing the hearts of people. The flute, one of the oldest-known musical instruments in the world, has been a means for human artistic expression since prehistoric times. Capable of producing sounds that mesmerize snakes, birds, other animals as well as humans, the flute has played a major role in Greek mythology. Throughout the history of Western music especially in the Romantic period followed by the Impressionism, one of the most growing inspirations was ancient Greece and its culture. In this program Greek Gods and other mythological creatures are present in the compositions.

The works on the program:

  • Albert Roussel — Joueurs de Flûte, Op. 27

  • Christoph Gluck — “Dance of the Blessed Spirits” from Orphéce et Euridice, Wq. 30

  • Carl Reinecke  — Sonata “Undine,” Op. 167

  • Claude Debussy — Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune, L. 86

  • André Jolivet — Chant de Linos (1944)

If you're in northeastern Pennsylvania, we'd love to have you join us as we launch this program!

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