Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park Hosts Free Chamber Music Concerts for Winter 2017

Come in from the cold and bask in the comfort and warmth of fine classical music on Sunday afternoons.

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All concerts begin promptly at 2:00 PM. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis and tickets will be distributed beginning at 12:30 PM.

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Great River, NY - January 19, 2017 - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation invites you to come in from the cold this winter and bask in the comfort and warmth of fine classical music on Sunday afternoons at the Upper Carriage House at Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Great River, New York.

The 2017 Winter Concert Series schedule is as follows:

February 5........................ Gemini Journey.........Violin & Cello
February 12 ......................Kaplan Duo..............Piano Duo
February 19......................Serenade Duo.............Flute & Guitar
February 26........................Trio Portinari............Piano, Violin & Cello
March 5........................... Canta Libre...............Flute, Harp & Strings
March 12..........................Cross Island............. Piano, Violin & Cello
March 19.......................... Bradley Burgess........Piano

All concerts begin promptly at 2:00PM. Seating is on first come, first serve basis and tickets will be distributed beginning at 12:30PM. The concerts, free to the public, are sponsored by the Islip Arts Council with funding provided by Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Natural Heritage Trust, New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, New York State Council of the Arts, and Suffolk County under the auspices of the Office of Cultural Affairs.

For more information, please call the Islip Arts Council at (631) 224-5420. For information on the day of the concert, please call Bayard Cutting Arboretum at (631) 581-1002.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversee 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 65 million people annually. A recent study found that New York State Parks generates $1.9 billion in economic activity annually and supports 20,000 jobs. For more information on any of these recreation areas, visit www.nysparks.com.