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Strange Interlude

Ensemble


Los Angeles
Harp and Cello
21 Played at 21 groupmuses!

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Lily Press - harp

Simon Linn-Gerstein - cello

"Pardon me while I have a strange interlude...."
-Groucho Marx

Strange Interlude is a mixed-instrumentation chamber ensemble. While our core members play harp and cello we're often collaborating with any number of instruments (flute, bass, trumpet, voice, violin, viola, etc.).

Send us a message and we can let you know what our current programs are looking like - we look forward to musing in groups with you soon!!!

For more information:
Lily Press, Harpist
http://lilypressharpist.com/
Simon Linn-Gerstein, Cellist
http://simonthecellist.com/

*Quick Note About Harp Moving: The harp is a lovely instrument and we're always happy to bring it to new and exciting places (we have a car for harp moving). That said, because of its size it can be a little tricky to maneuver in narrow spaces or winding stairs. Please feel free to contact us to discuss harp accessibility in your space if you have any concerns - we are happy to coordinate with you in any way we can!*

Traditional Repertoire

As both a duo and larger ensemble Press and Linn-Gerstein design intimate salon-style concerts with programs that are carefully curated to include seldom-performed works, pieces by contemporary composers and transcriptions and arrangements for their unique instrumentation. Composers whose works often feature on Strange Interlude's Groupmuse programs range from Vivaldi to Saint-Saëns, Bach to Villa-Lobos, and Schumann to Lane Eaton.

Videos

Audio

Après un rêve, Gabriel Faure

Le Cygne, Camille Saint-Saëns

Nocturne, Vincenzo Bellini

Stücke im Volkston, Movement 1, Robert Schumann

Performed groupmuses (21)

Music Near the Beach

  • Sunday, October 27, 2019, at 6:15 PM
  • Belmont Park, Long Beach Long Beach, CA

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This groupmuse happened about 2 months ago

Strange Interlude in Laguna Beach on January 26

  • Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • The Village in Laguna Beach Laguna Beach, CA

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This groupmuse happened 11 months ago

Pickford Spring Groupmuse

  • Sunday, April 29, 2018, at 3:00 PM
  • Studio Village, Culver City

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This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

Songs for the Journey

  • Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 2:00 PM
  • Atwater Village, Los Angeles

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This groupmuse happened almost 2 years ago

Atwater Village chamber music

  • Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 2:00 PM
  • Atwater Village, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

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This groupmuse happened almost 2 years ago

Treat yourself to live music on Halloween

  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017, at 6:30 PM
  • Altadena Altadena, CA

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This groupmuse happened about 2 years ago

Tiny Workshop Concert

  • Saturday, September 2, 2017, at 6:30 PM
  • Citrus Grove, Glendale Glendale, CA

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Final Fridays Concert Series

  • Friday, July 28, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Canyon Country, Santa Clarita

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Bastille Day Groupmuse

  • Friday, July 14, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Studio Village, Culver City

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

A Sublime Summer Evening under a Nearly Full Moon

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Sunset/Fairfax

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Strathern Manor hosts again!

  • Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Reseda, Los Angeles

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This groupmuse happened over 2 years ago

Harp and Cello. Join this Strange Interlude!

  • Friday, November 11, 2016, at 8:00 PM
  • 10 min walk from Inman Square

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This groupmuse happened about 3 years ago

Harpist and Cellist - Pardon me while I have a strange interlude - near Hynes/Berklee School of Music

  • Friday, August 12, 2016, at 7:30 PM
  • Fenway/Kenmore, Boston

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This groupmuse happened over 3 years ago

Make Groupmuse Great Again

  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 7:30 PM
  • Jamaica Plain, Boston Boston, MA

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This groupmuse happened almost 4 years ago

A Harp-y Birthdaymuse

  • Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 7:30 PM
  • Cambridge, MA Cambridge, MA

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This groupmuse happened almost 4 years ago

Groupmuse on Friday, January 15

  • Friday, January 15, 2016, at 7:00 PM
  • Powder House Square, Somerville Somerville, MA

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This groupmuse happened almost 4 years ago

Harp & Cello BirthdayMuseParty

  • Friday, October 2, 2015, at 8:00 PM
  • West Somerville, Somerville Somerville, MA

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This groupmuse happened about 4 years ago

Chamber Music for Toddlers

  • Sunday, August 30, 2015, at 10:00 AM
  • Cambridgeport, Cambridge Cambridge, MA

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This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Belmont Street Groupmuse: July 8th

  • Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 8:00 PM
  • Spring Hill, Somerville Somerville, MA

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This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago

Sunday with the Ogans

  • Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 10:30 AM
  • Jamaica Plain, Boston Jamaica Plain, MA

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This groupmuse happened over 4 years ago