Performance Saturday, April 6, 2013 | 2 PM

Neighborhood Concert: The Toomai String Quintet

Queens Library @ Flushing
Queens Library @ Flushing
41-17 Main Street (at 41st Avenue) | Queens

The fun and fresh Toomai String Quintet is all about connecting with its audiences. It’s making its mark on the classical music scene through its engaging concerts in untraditional venues around the country, performing classical and modern repertoire, as well as music from all corners of the world. The Toomai String Quintet and special guest vocalist Alina Roitstein serve up a spicy program of classical Cuban and Mexican music, along with fresh arrangements with salsa, Latin jazz, and mariachi flavors.


  • The Toomai String Quintet


  • M. PONCE Tres canciones mexicanas (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
    ·· Estrellita
    ·· La barca del marino
    ·· Cuiden su vida
  • CARLOS CHÁVEZ Largo, liberamente from String Quartet No. 2
  • MARIO LAVISTA Reflejos de la noche
  • M. PONCE Suite cubana (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
    ·· Serenata marina
    ·· Plenilunio
    ·· Paz de ocaso
  • ERNESTO LECUONA Zambra gitana (arr. Andrew Roitsteiin)
  • ERNESTO LECUONA En tres por cuatro (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
  • ERNESTO LECUONA A la antigua (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
  • LOPEZ "A gozar con mi combo" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
  • MORÉ "Bonito y sabroso" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
  • ANTONIO CASTRO "No encuentro palabras" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
  • DUARTE "Cómo fue" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)
  • MORALES "Dame Bururu" (arr. Andrew Roitstein)


Georges Onslow Adagio Cantabile from Quintet No. 27 Opus 68

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