“One of the leading clarinetists working today.”
— The Independent (UK)
Born into a musical family in Vienna, clarinetist Andreas Ottensamer dabbled with the piano and cello before taking up the clarinet. The young Austrian prodigy has gone on to become principal clarinetist of the Berliner Philharmoniker, capturing audiences and critics alike with his diverse musicality and the singular beauty of tone that he coaxes from the instrument. He makes his North American recital debut in the Board of Officers Room with a program that perfectly showcases what the clarinet can do in a space that highlights the sheer beauty of chamber music.
Andreas Ottensamer, Clarinet
José Gallardo, Piano
Program to include works by Debussy, Gershwin, and Bela Kovacs
The Recital Series is supported in part by a generous grant from Gwen Norton on behalf of the IKBS, and by The Reed Foundation.
The Recital Series is also made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Photo: Lars Borges/Mercury Classics
Thursday, September 8 at 7:30pm
Friday, September 9 at 8:00pm
Board of Officers Room
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