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Classical Masters of the Winds.

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Blaser Band collage webAs the artistry and skills of both players and makers of wind instruments in Europe improved during the late 18th century, composers discovered the new timbres and techniques available to them. A rich body of original and arranged Harmonie Music flourished thanks to Mozart, Beethoven, and their contemporaries.

Nina Stern and Ed Matthew ~ clarinets and basset horns
Stephanie Corwin ~ bassoon

Bläser Band is devoted to Harmonie Music and sharing this extraordinary, rarely heard repertory with our audiences. Members play in Tafelmusik, Handel and Haydn Society, Philharmonia Baroque, Opera Lafayette, American Classical Orchestra, Trinity Wall Street, Apollo’s Fire, and Portland Baroque.

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1:15 – 2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

In person at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E 29th St, New York City

Concerts will also be live streamed. You can watch it on your computer in any of three places by clicking on the name you wish: our websiteYouTube or Facebook.


Midtown Concerts sponsors lunchtime performances of music of the 18th century and earlier. Ensembles are chosen by a panel of early music specialists from the metropolitan area.

Time: Thursdays, 1:15–2:00 pm
All concerts are free; no tickets or reservations are necessary.

Concerts are in person at St. Malachy's Church, 239 West 49th Street, Manhattan, AND live streamed.