Café de Concert in New York
As the nights are getting colder and winter is catching up in New York City - Caffe Vivaldi is heating up, especially with a full house from Café de Concert! As we were standing outside watching in, we were wondering.... where can we sit? There were absolutely no open tables. Luxurious problem for the crew:)
The concert on Tuesday November 23rd had an extraodrinary energy - Rebekah Heller, bassoon, was on fire!
Starting off with a special piece for bassoon and cello (Amanda Gookin), written by Mozart, the audience got introduced to the wonderful music those two instruments can produce in a duo. As the concert continued, Heller and Gookin was joined by Jessie Mongommery, violin, and Nick Revel, viola. As a string quartet the musicians continued with Krommer and Devienne. The concert evening was an amazing experience, and those who were at Café de Concert for their first time said they would definitely come again!
Thank you all for coming, and we hope to see you again on our next concert on December 14th.
The history of Café de Concert
Café de Concert began a few days before the 19th of June 2003 when Aksel Kolstad together with a colleague performed live on Midt i Musikken, a classical music program on NRK radio P2. During the program, the trial concert was announced, to be held at Kastanjen restaurant on Bygdøy Allé in Oslo.
Visit the old Café de Concert media centre HERE