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WASHINGTON SQUARE MUSIC FESTIVAL CELEBRATES SOLOISTS Free Alfresco Concerts Tuesdays at 8 pm in June, 2019 Music Director Lutz Rath has announced the 61st season of the Washington Square Music Festival, taking place Tuesdays in June on the Main Stage in the center of Washington Square Park. All four concerts are free. The Festival is under the auspices of the Washington Square Association, Inc. Seating is first come, first served. Washington Square Music Festival free 2019 park season Featuring soloists Lindell Carter, tenor; Vasko Dukovski, duduk: Kenneth Overton, baritone; Kuumba Frank Lacy, trombone Main Stage, Washington Square Park Rainspace: Judson Memorial Church (June 4 only) June 4th, 8 pm – Lindell Carter, tenor, The Festival Chamber Orchestra conducted by Lutz Rath Gioachino Rossini: Overture to Semiramide Opera arias, Lindell Carter, soloist Rossini: “Asile héréditaire” from GuillaumeTell Mozart: “Fuor del mar” from Idomeneo W.A. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for violin and viola Johannes Brahms: Hungarian Dance no 5 Rainspace for following three concerts: Grace Church, Broadway at 9th St. June 11th, 8 pm The Festival Chamber Ensemble Daniel Schnyder: “Handel in Harlem” for saxophone, violin, bass trombone Vasko Dukovski: arrangements for duduk and ensemble Mohammed Fairouz: “Jebel Lebnan" for wind quintet Johannes Brahms: Serenade No 1 Op. 11 for woodwind quintet, string quartet, bass June 18, 8 pm -- Kenneth Overton, baritone, The Festival Chamber Ensemble Gustav Erlanger: Sextet op 41 Franz Liszt: from “Seven Songs” Samuel Barber: “Dover Beach” Kenneth Overton, soloist Ludwig van Beethoven: Septet In E Flat Op.20 June 25, 8 pm Kuumba Frank Lacy, leader and trombone Frank Lacy’s Big Band Concert Jazz Ensemble playing free form jazz Programs are subject to change