Flutist Sabina Laurain joins maestro and pianist Bruce Polay Sunday, October 25 at 3 p.m. in the News Room Bistro in Toulon. The program will include works by Bach and Poulenc, among others, and includes the world premiere of a work for solo flute by Carlos Knight Gonzalez.
Laurain is the principal flutist of the Symphony Orchestra of the State of Mexico. Her recording of Claude Debussy’s “Afternoon of a Faun” won the British “First Record Award.”
An active soloist and teacher, Laurain has performed throughout the world, including with the Dallas Symphony and the Camarata Salzburg. She is head of the flute faculty at the Conservatory of Music of the State of Mexico.
Polay is a pianist, composer and director of the Knox-Galesburg Symphony, which has won the “Illinois Orchestra of the Year” award three times.
Polay performs all over the world and his compositions have been played by such prestigious aggregations as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Admission is only $5 and students of all ages are free, as are members of the Stark County Fine Arts Network, one of the sponsors of this annual musical series.