Washington Square Music Festival: Harmonica & Harp with Festival orchestra

– June 17 2014


At the Stage at Garibaldi Plaza, 8pm  FREE!

Music Director Lutz Rath has announced the 56th season of the Washington Square Music Festival, taking place June and August on the Main Stage in the center of Washington Square Park.  All three concerts are free.  The Festival is under the auspices of the Washington Square Association, Inc. Seating is first come, first served.

Tuesday, June 17, 8 pm: Harmonica & Harp with Festival Orchestra

Soloist: Robert Bonfiglio, harmonica (called “the Paganini of the harmonica” by The Los Angeles Times); Lutz Rath, conductor and the Washington Square Music Festival Orchestra performing Heitor Villa Lobos’ Concerto for Harmonica, Gustav Mahler’s Adagietto for strings and harp from his Fifth Symphony.  Also works by Peter von Winter and JP Saxe, grandson of cellist János Starker, performing his own compositions.

Organized by the Washington Square Music Festival

info: 212-252-3621, www.washingtonsquaremusicfestival.org