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The Song of Angels Flute Orchestra Presents ‘The Sounds of Summer’, Featuring the World Premiere of Robert Cummings’ Aura Live on June 5

June 1, 2011

LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Lovers of the Robert Cummings’ Lacrymosa, composed for the victims of 9/11 and recently premiered by the New Haven Symphony, are in for a special treat this Sunday, June 5, when The Song of Angels Flute Orchestra will debut his stunning new work, Aura. The Song of Angels Flute Orchestra, founded by Frederick Staff, is gaining renown as one of the most exciting and gifted assemblages of flutists to ever emerge from the LA area. Its distinctive sound derives from its full use of the lowest members of the flute family – the contrabass, sub/f-bass and double contrabass flutes. Cummings has composed his delightful new work Aura exclusively for this group. Also included in ‘The Sounds of Summer’ concert will be new arrangements of selected pieces by Dvorak, Vivaldi, Vaughan Williams, Saint-Saens and Mendelssohn.


                Rare concert performance by The Song of Angels
                Flute Orchestra, 'The Sounds of Summer', featuring
    WHAT:       the worldwide debut of Robert Cummings' Aura.

                David Shostac, principal flutist for the Los
                Angeles Chamber Orchestra, will perform; Andrew
                Shulman, one-time soloist for Buckingham Palace,
    WHO:        will conduct, and Brad Cohen will direct.

    WHEN:      Sunday, June 5, 2011, 7:00 P.M.
    WHERE:     Emmanuel Lutheran Church
               6020 Radford Ave.
               N. Hollywood, CA 91606
               818-761-6124

               Admission is free

“The Song of Angels Flute Orchestra is brilliant and inspiring,” declares Robert Cummings. “I highly recommend Sunday’s concert.”

About The Song of Angels Flute Orchestra

The Song of Angels Flute Orchestra, founded and directed by Frederick Staff, is a Los Angeles-based flute choir dedicated to brining joy to others through beautiful music. The flute choir has among its members one of only four double contrabass flutes in the world.

http://www.soafluteorchestra.com

SOURCE Song of Angels Flute Orchestra


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