Sun, Feb 24|
Cape Cod Museum of Art
Oboe Through the Ages
This performance features Cape Symphony oboist Mary Cicconetti and pianist Leah Kosch. The program will include some of the staples of the oboe repertoire from the Baroque, Romantic, and 20th century eras of music.
Time & Location
Feb 24, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Ln, Dennis, MA 02638, USA
Mary and Leah will lead audience members through an exploration of oboe music throughout history by such composers as Marcello, Schumann, and Dutilleux.
Boston-based Mary Cicconetti is in high demand throughout New England as an oboist. Mary is a member of the Cape Symphony and Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. She is active giving solo recitals and performing as a chamber musician. She appears frequently as guest with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and as guest principal oboist with the Boston Lyric Opera Orchestra. Appearances with other orchestras include Boston Symphony, Vermont Symphony, Portland Symphony, and Symphony New Hampshire. Mary serves on the faculties at Powers Music School, South Shore Conservatory and Milton Academy. Mary lives in Boston (Roslindale) with her husband, Andrew Goodrich, a music education professor at Boston University, and their West Highland white terrier, Lily. Mary is an avid tennis player and competes in several leagues including the North Shore Tennis League, Central Massachusetts Indoor Tennis League, as well as several USTA leagues.
Pianist Leah Kosch has kept a busy career in the Boston area. As a collaborator, she has freelanced at several Boston area schools, including NEC prep, Boston College, and the Rivers Conservatory.
As a chamber musician Leah is an active participant in her own trio, the A piacere trio, which has performed around the Boston area. She has also enjoyed playing with groups such as Opera On Tap, the Mercury Symphony, the Melrose Symphony, and even had the privilege of playing with the Brevard Music Center orchestra under the baton of Keith Lockhart.
Ms. Kosch is also an active contemporary chamber musician, and has premiered a lot of new works as a core member of the Boston New Music Initiative. She was also recently part of Opera Bites, which premiered several new operas at Pickman Hall through a collaboration with Boston Opera Collaborative. Ms. Kosch has also performed at the PARMA festival, enjoyed participating in SICPP, and has recorded new works with the Acting Singers Project.
Ms. Kosch is on faculty at Boston College, Brookline Music School, and Rivers Conservatory.
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