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Sugar Loaf Photographer Nick Zungoli and the New York Mandolin Ensemble Present "Music & Beauty from Italy" at the Pavilion Theater, Saturday, May 25th.

Sugar Loaf, NY, May 22, 2013 --( Internationally acclaimed Sugar Loaf photographer Nick Zungoli and the New York Mandolin Ensemble will present “Music & Beauty from Italy”, a multi-media program combining music and photographs depicting the sounds and visual beauty of Italy at the Pavilion Theatre, Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center located at 1351 Kings Highway in Sugar Loaf, New York on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 8:00 p.m.. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased in advance at or at the box office the night of the show.

“Music & Beauty from Italy” will share a visual collection of images of Italy taken by renowned photographer Nick Zungoli captured during trips to Tuscany, Amalfi and a dozen other locations throughout Italy accompanied by a soundtrack of classical and contemporary compositions by Italian composers performed by the New York Mandolin Ensemble. A variety of fine Italian wines will also be provided for guests to enjoy enhancing the Italian experience.

Nick Zungoli is internationally recognized as the Hudson Valley's pre-eminent landscape photographer. His work has been widely collected since he opened The Exposures Gallery in 1979 in the Art and Craft Hamlet of Sugar Loaf, New York. To date he has sold over 50,000 original prints to a long list of collectors including celebrities such as Steven Spielberg and Quincy Jones. Additionally his work graces the corporate walls of Standard and Poor's as well as many private and public institutions. Zungoli has contributed to National Geographic Magazine, the New York Times and Popular Photography and produced numerous exhibitions and books documenting his extensive travels.

The New York Mandolin Ensemble is one of the country's premiere chamber orchestra groups using instruments of the Mandolin and Lute families (Mandolins, Mandola, Mando-Cello, Guitar and Bass). Founded in 2007 by composer and multi-instrumentalist Steven Antonelli, the New York Mandolin Ensemble performs classical and contemporary compositions from around the world. The Ensemble's mission is to promote the mandolin family of instruments to audiences demonstrating the scope of mandolin music expands far beyond its most popular framework within the folk and bluegrass worlds to include music from around the world. An evening with The New York Mandolin Ensemble takes the listener on a journey through the planetary life of the instrument including bluegrass, classical music, Choro (the folk music of Brazil), jazz and Gypsy music, as well as beautiful Neapolitan/Italian songs.

The New York Mandolin Ensemble features Steven Antonelli (Guitar, Mandolin), Wayne Fugate (Mandolin, Mandola, Octave Mandolin), Roy Goldberg (Mandolin), Brad Maestas (Mandolin), Stephanie Mack (Bass), Chad Hammer (Mando-Cello, Cello), and Rich Robinson (Guitar). In addition to performing, all seven members also compose and arrange the orchestral material for the group.

The multi-media music and photographic program “Music & Beauty from Italy” will be presented at the Pavilion Theatre inside the Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Center located at 1351 Kings Highway in Sugar Loaf, New York on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 8:00 p.m... Tickets are $25 and may be purchased in advance at For more information call 845-469-9382 or email

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