February 26, 2003
LIVE CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT TO AIR ON WLIU 88.3 FM AND WCWP 88.1 FM
Music by the Schumanns and Brahms Broadcast from Tilles Center
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WLIU 88.3 FM and WCWP 88.1 FM will broadcast a live chamber music concert from Tilles Center, "A Love Triangle: Robert, Clara, Johannes," featuring Tony Award-winning Actress Frances Sternhagen narrating the performance. Airing at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 9th, this concert is part of this season's Music at Hillwood "Intimate Afternoon" series at Tilles Center and combines music, poetry and commentary from the Romantic Era.
"A Love Triangle," features Clara Schumann's Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano; Johannes Brahms' Quartet for Clarinet and Strings; and Robert Schumann's Quintet for Piano and Strings. Special guest hosts, Andrew Berger, Director of Education and Outreach for Tilles Center, and Long Island University's Trustee Chairman Roger Tilles will host the radio broadcast.
Familiar to new audiences through her Emmy award-winning portrayal of Bunny McDougal on HBO's Sex and the City, Frances Sternhagen won a Tony for her role in The Good Doctor and The Heiress. Other Broadway credits include Ekes, On Golden Pond, Angel and You Can't Take It With You. Her three-decade-long career in Hollywood began with 1967's Up the Down Staircase. Later films have included The Hospital (1971), Starting Over (1979), Bright Lights, Big City (1988), Doc Hollywood (1991), and Raising Cain (1992).
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