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Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Soloists: A Concert in Celebration of Mozart's Birthday

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. At the beginning of spring semester the Athenaeum traditionally hosts a program of music from Mozart's era. Thanks to the generosity of Dorothy and Ed Stotsenberg this year will be no exception.

Susan Greenberg, flute; Clayton Haslop, violin; Jennie Hansen, viola; and Barbara George, cello will present an evening of chamber music featuring the Beethoven Serenade (1797) and Mozart Flute Quartet in C Major (1778).

Susan Greenberg enjoys a versatile career as soloist, chamber musician, symphony player, and recording artist. She has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York City Opera, American Ballet Theater, the Joffrey Ballet, the Ojai Festival, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. She can be heard on Crystal, Orion, and Angel labels and has played principal flute on many films and television shows.

Concert Master of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Clayton Haslop made his professional solo debut with the orchestra at the age of 20 under the baton of Sir Neville Marriner. He was a founding member of the Los Angeles Piano Quartet and has toured North America and abroad with the Haslop/Sanders violin and guitar duo.

Jennie Hansen is an international performer on viola, baroque viola, and viola d'amore. She has performed extensively with such chamber groups as Music-from-Marlboro, the Waverly Consort, St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, and the Group for Contemporary Music String Quartet. Her string trio, the Hudson River Trio, will release the first of five CDs on the Epiphany label this winter. He has also recorded for RCA, Angel, Columbia-Telarc, Nonesuch, the Smithsonian Collection of Records, and French Television, to name a few.

Barbara Paddock George earned a bachelor of music degree with honors from the Cleveland Institute of Music. She has performed at the Spoleto Festival in Italy and the Sarasota Music Festival, as well as toured the former Soviet Union, Europe, and the United States as a member of the American Soviet Youth Orchestra. She has appeared as soloist with orchestras in the United States.

You are welcome to join the Athenaeum for dinner with a Viennese theme and an evening of fine music.