Five members of the RI Philharmonic Orchestra, Judith Stillman and Trinity’s Curt Columbus perform Poulenc
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The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School hosts “April in Paris with Poulenc: Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra” with a special appearance by Trinity Repertory Company’s Curt Columbus. Pianist Stillman and Columbus perform with Orchestra members Rachel Braude, flute, Denise Plaza-Martin, oboe, Ian Greitzer, clarinet, Kevin Owen, French horn, Ronald Haroutunian, bassoon.
Together they present the premiere of Stillman’s play-within-a-concert, April in Paris with Poulenc, in which Curt Columbus is featured in the role of French composer and pianist Francis Poulenc (1899–1963). His portrayal is interlaced with the performance of three of Poulenc’s masterworks, Trio for Piano, Oboe and Bassoon, Sonata for Flute and Piano and Sextet for Piano and Wind Quintet.