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Flutist Peter H. Bloom & Pianist/Harpist Mary Jane Rupert to Perform in IL, IA, MN & SD
The renowned duo “2” (Peter H. Bloom, flutes; Mary Jane Rupert, piano & harp) performs at Harper College (Palatine IL), Dordt College (Sioux Center IA), Carleton College (Northfield MN), Northern State University (Aberdeen SD), other venues.
Praised for virtuosity and versatility, the Duo “2” (Peter H. Bloom, flute and Mary Jane Rupert, piano) have performed together for 20 years, touring Asia, Australia, New Zealand and across the United States. Their electrifying concerts have captured the imagination of audiences across the globe. Based in Boston, the duo performs classical masterpieces by European and American composers, and they have given premieres of new music in Bangkok, Auckland, Canberra, and other cultural centers. Peter Bloom, whose playing has been called “a revelation for unforced sweetness and strength” (The Boston Globe) has toured North America, Europe and the Far East and can be heard on 35 CDs. Mary Jane Rupert, praised by The New York Times as exhibiting “indeed, real sensitivity,”
Concerts in late September/early October 2013 will include:
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:30 pm: Chamber Music from the Old World & the New (flute & piano). J.S. Bach, Schubert, Copland, and Elizabeth Vercoe. Harper College Performing Arts Center, 1200 W Algonquin Rd Palatine, IL 60067. Admission: $7, $8 and $10. Information:
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm: Bach to the Future: Music for flute, alto flute, bass flute, piccolo, piano and harp. J.S. Bach, Copland, Saint-Saëns and Elizabeth Vercoe. Dordt College, B.J. Haan Auditorium, 498 4th Ave NE Sioux Center, IA 51250. Information:
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:00 pm: Bach to the Future, Carleton College Concert Hall, One North College Street, Northfield, MN 55057. Free Admission. Information:
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 10:30 am: Workshop for flute students with Peter H. Bloom, multiple flutes at Carleton College. Information:
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 7:30 pm: Chamber Music Duos from the Old World & the New. Northern State University, Johnson Fine Arts Center, 12th Ave SE, Aberdeen, SD 57401. Presented by the Aberdeen Community Concert Association/
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm: Recital & Discussion: Exploring Elizabeth Vercoe’s Kleemation for flute & piano (2003). College of Saint Benedict & St. John’s University Music Department, 37 South College Avenue, St. Joseph, Minnesota 56374. Information:
The duo "2" is managed by Americas Musicworks, telephone 888-887-7169 or email delamotte-amw at comcast.net.