The program will include the dramatic, rarely-heard Quartet in D Minor by Charles Hommann (1803-1872?), a Philadelphia-
Members of the Olmsted Ensemble have appeared with orchestras and chamber groups in North America, Europe, and the Far East. Flutist Peter H. Bloom, whose playing has been called "a revelation for unforced sweetness and strength" (The Boston Globe), performs in North America, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and Australia. He tours with noted chamber music and jazz ensembles; is featured on 40 CDs (Dorian, SONY Classical, Newport Classic, Leo, other labels); serves as consultant to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and other museums; and was a winner of the American Musicological Society's Noah Greenberg Award. Brian Clague, violin, has toured throughout the U.S., Europe and Japan, appearing in solo recitals and serving as concertmaster for numerous orchestras. He is a recording artist for national PBS productions and for film, major record labels, and commercial projects. Jennifer Shallenberger, viola, has performed with chamber ensembles and orchestras in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea. Cellist Timothy Roberts has performed nationally and internationally with such groups as the Smithsonian Chamber Players, Alea III, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Carmel Bach Festival, the Boston Pops, and the Vienna Choir Boys as a member of the Brandenburg Ensemble.
The Olmsted Ensemble is managed exclusively by Americas Musicworks, Rebecca DeLamotte, managing director. Telephone: