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Art Of Motion Dance Theatre To Perform With Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra and virtuoso pianist Yoonie Han

pianist Yoonie Han Ridgewood


April 19,2016

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood Nj, The Ridgewood Symphony Orchestra completes its 76th season with a program of symphonic dances, featuring the Art of Motion Dance Theatre and virtuoso pianist Yoonie Han. The concert will take place on Friday, May 6 and will include dance numbers from Respighi’s “La Boutique fantasque” (after Rossini) and Bernstein’s West Side Story Symphonic Dances. The program will also include Peter Warlock’s Capriol Suite for Orchestra as well as Louis Moreau Gottschalk’s Grande Tarantelle for Piano and Orchestra.

The concert will begin at 8:00 PM, and will take place at West Side Presbyterian Church at 6 South Monroe Street in Ridgewood. Tickets for adults, seniors, and students cost $25, $20, and $10 in advance; $28, $23, and $13 at the door.

The Art of Motion Dance Theatre is a Ridgewood-based repertory company, directed by Lynn Needle and Olivia Galgano, who hail from the dance traditions of Ballet Russe and Nikolais. The company specializes in creating original work that reflects the complexities of dance as a 21st- Century art form.

Concert pianist Yoonie Han made her solo debut with the Seoul Philharmonic at age 13. Since then she has trained at the Curtis Institute and at Juilliard, has won top prizes in prestigious international competitions, and has performed to great acclaim with major orchestras in celebrated concert halls all over the United States and the world.

For more information on programs, subscriptions, or advance ticket sales, visit the RSO website at:

“Great music…close to home.”

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