ASO 72nd Season "Exotic Sounds & Places"

Time & Place
Amherst Middle School, 55 Kings Highway, Amherst, NY.
Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 7pm
Contributions encouraged but   Admission Free!
Paul Ferington, Conductor

Saint-Saens - Suite Algerienne, Op. 60
Luigini - Ballet Egyptien, Op. 12
Bach - Concerto in A for Oboe d’amore, BWV 1055
    Paul Schlossman, oboe d’amore


Sibelius - Finlandia, Op. 26 No. 7
Rimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34
About the Artist
Paul Schlossman, oboe d’amore

Paul Schlossman holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where his principal teacher was Ronald Richards. From 1975 to 1978 he was oboist and solo English hornist with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and toured in Europe three times with the Jerusalem Organ-Trio (Soprano, Oboe, and Organ) for concerts and radio broadcasts in France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and Norway.

Mr. Schlossman was principal oboe of the Erie Chamber Orchestra from 1992 to 2005, and as a member of the “Camerata di Sant’Antonio” Chamber Orchestra since its founding he has played more than a dozen solo works with the group. For the last 31 consecutive seasons has been a guest soloist with the Ars Nova Musicians Chamber Orchestra in their annual "Viva Vivaldi!" festival, and has appeared as a soloist 74 times under the baton of Marylouise Nanna.

Mr. Schlossman has performed more than 40 different concertos for oboe, oboe d'amore, and English horn, and has given the world or U.S. premieres of dozens of new works as a member of the Buffalo New Music Ensemble. He has aslo played with the Western New York Chamber Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, and Erie Philharmonic, and has been principal oboe with the Clarence Summer Orchestra since 1998.

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