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The Sylvan Winds Celebrate Georges Barrère


New York’s acclaimed Sylvan Winds present a concert honoring the legendary French flutist and composer Georges Barrère. Educated at the Paris Conservatory, Barrère premiered the famous flute solo in Claude Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. He moved to New York to become principal flutist of the New York Symphony and a founding faculty member of the Juilliard School, where he mentored a generation of the world’s great wind performers. The Sylvan Winds perform a program of works written for Barrère, featuring materials from The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' collection.


The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one hour prior to each program.  At that time one ticket is provided per person. Tickets are not available for advance reservation and saving seats is not permitted. General admission seating. Call 212.642.0142 for more detailed information. All programs are subject to last minute change or cancellation.