Sinfonietta of Riverdale and the Chris Byars Quartet perform "Riverdale Suite"

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This coming Sunday, January 13, 2013, the Sinfonietta of Riverdale continues its 5th Anniversary celebration of the music of Riverdale with All Jazzed Up! This program features a world premiere performance of Riverdale resident Chris Byars' "Riverdale Suite." Byars, a jazz saxophonist and composer tours internationally with his quartet. His jazz combo will join the fine musicians of the Sinfonietta in presenting this piece that is inspired by the sights and sounds of Riverdale.

Also on the program is Kurt Weill and Berthold Brecht's "Mahagonny." The concert will be held at 2:30pm at the Riverdale Temple, 4545 Independence Avenue at 246th St. Tickets are $35, $25 for Seniors and Riverdale Temple members, $15 with a Student ID. More information is at