First Walden Chamber concert of the season – Sun, Oct 26

Jo Boatright, concert pianist now living in Buena Vista, invites everyone to the first 2014­ – 2015 season Walden Chamber Music Society Concert on Sunday, October 26 at 3 :00pm at the SteamPlant Theater in Salida.

Walden Oct 26 Concert Poster 8.5x11Ms. Boatright co­founded the Walden Chamber Music 35 years ago in Dallas, Texas and, after a long and successful career, she has continued to perform with the Walden musicians for the last ten years in Chaffee County.

The October 26 concert features violinist Lina Bahn, violist Matt Diekman, cellist Gal Faganel (first appearance with the Walden), flutist Harvey Boatright and pianist Jo Boatright.

The concert opens with Serenade in G Major for flute, violin, and viola by Max Reger. In a celebration of American composer George Crumb’s 85th birthday, the Walden musicians perform his haunting Vox Balanae, voice of the Whale (1971) for amplified flute, cello and piano.

The second part of the concert presents Four Nocturnes, Night Music II (1964) for violin and piano also by George Crumb, and ends with Piano Quartet Op. 13 in c minor by Richard Strauss.

Prior to the 3 :00pm concert, Ms. Boatright will conduct a thirty­minute informance at 2:00pm, during which she will explain and give a short musical demonstration of the music
to be performed.

Tickets are $15/adult and are available on line at, at the SteamPlant Theater box office, at the Salida and Buena Vista Chambers of Commerce, or at the door prior to the concert. Limited free students tickets are also available at the door.

For more information contact Marie at (719) 395­2097 or visit

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