Le Petit Salon de Musique in East Setauket will feature the heavenly voice of world-class soprano Christine Free paired with extraordinary pianist Jacob Rhodebeck for an afternoon of classical music pieces by Schubert, Ives, Strauss, Janacek, and Weymouth.
Jacob Rhodebeck is a pianist known for his facile technique and his enthusiasm for performing new and unknown music. Jacob attended the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music and received both Master’s and Doctoral degrees in music at Stony Brook University. He has performed as a soloist with the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Symphony Band and as a member of the Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players. He also performed and recorded Morton Gould's Chorale and Fugue in Jazz for two pianos and orchestra with Blair Macmillen and the Albany Symphony Orchestra.
Christine Free has consistently delighted audiences with her passion, sensitivity, and charisma. Christine is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and finished her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Vocal Performance at Stony Brook University. She is well-versed in Baroque, Contemporary, and Classical singing styles and recently gave her European debut recital in Basel, Switzerland. Ms. Free has been a Young Artist at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Amherst Early Music Festival and the College Light Opera Company.
Tickets for this event are $20 at the door or $15 online at www.lepetitsalon.org. Tickets for seniors are $15 at the door or $10 online and for students are $5. Le Petit Salon de Musique is located at 380 Nicolls Rd., East Setauket, NY and is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook (www.UUFSB.org), a non-profit religious organization whose mission includes support for social and economic justice. All proceeds are used to fund UUFSB and its mission