is a frequent performer of chamber music in the New York area. She is a member of the Cassatt Quartet, one of the resident All-Star ensembles at Symphony Space, as well as a member of the New York Chamber Ensemble and the Sherman Chamber Ensemble. A frequent performer with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, she has also played and recorded with the Smithsonian Chamber Ensemble, Parnassus, and the Roerich and Amernet quartets. Ms. Adams is principal violist of the Riverside Symphony and a member of the American Ballet Theatre orchestra.. She has also performed frequently as guest principal violist of the American Symphony Orchestra.
Joseph Anderer, horn
is a founding member of St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s as well as principal horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, of which he has been a member for 30 years. He has been a frequent performer with the New York Philharmonic, both in New York and on tours to more than 20 countries. As a soloist, Anderer has appeared with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in Carnegie Hall, Bargemusic, the New York Chamber Soloists, Seacliff Chamber Players, among others, and at festivals at Caramoor and in Mt. Desert Island.
Isaac Assor, baritone
Virginia Benz Anderer, horn
has been a member of the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra for more than 35 years and a part of New York City's musical life since in 1968, during which time she has performed with numerous orchestras, ensembles, and chamber music groups, Young Audiences New York, the leading arts education organization, as well as Broadway shows. She is one of the featured performers on the critically acclaimed New York Philomusica recording of the Complete Mozart Divertimentos, one of which is featured on this evening's program.