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Chamber Music Sunday

Bach, Bagels and Bloody Marys


Classical chamber music as it was meant to be heard: it the intimate setting of an elegant living room. Musicians Maureen McDermott (cello), Artie Dibble (viola), Laura Frautschi (violin), Beverly Au (gamba), Michael Sanita (voice), Alan Moverman (piano) and Mary Jo Pagano (piano) will present a concert of classical music. Brunchy food and beverages to accompany.
  • Day/Date: Sunday, May 15

  • Time: 12-2 pm NEW TIME

  • Home of Mary Jo Pagano and Marty Toub, 299 RSD Apt. 8E (@102)

  • Performer Bios

    • Beverly Au completed graduate studies in cello and viola da gamba at the Mannes College of Music and performs regularly on concert series throughout the US, both as a member of the viol consort Parthenia and with other ensembles; she has also appeared on film, television, radio and Broadway.
    • Arthur Dibble, violist, plays on Broadway and with the American Symphony, among others. He is currently Principal Viola with the St. Louis Muny Theater and with the Key West Symphony. He also plays regularly with the Chautauqua Symphony.
    • Laura Frautschi holds degrees from Juilliard and Harvard, is a soloist and chamber musician who has appeared with orchestras and at major festivals in the United States and Japan.
    • Maureen McDermott has performed in such venues as Carnegie Hall, in 92nd St. Y’s Kaufman Hall, in Alice Tully Hall, and on tour throughout the United States. Ms. McDermott is a member of the McDermott Trio.
    • Alan Moverman appears in major concert halls throughout the world as solo pianist with the New York City Ballet. He has also been heard with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and recent performed Beethoven's Emperor Concerto in Riverside Church with the PACS orchestra.
    • Pianist Mary Jo Pagano is the Director of the Chamber Music Program at Third Street Music School Settlement. She completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts at Manhattan School of Music and has performed both as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the Northeast United States. Dr. Pagano can be seen as a performer and scholar of Western classical music on the PBS Educational Series “Exploring a World of Music.”
    • Michael Sanita sings in the New York City area with the New York Opera Forum and studies with Sam Sakarian. He received much of his musical training from the Mannes College of Music where he worked under the directorship of famed historical performance interpreter, Paul Echols, and where he met his wife, Beverly Au.
  • Special Notes: Children older than 9 who have experience in sitting quietly in a 90-minute classical music concert setting are welcome to accompany their parents.

  • Suggested Donation: $30 adults, $0 kids

  • Space Limited to 20