Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Willy Sucre and Friends Close Out Placitas Series.(Final)

Byline: Joanne Sheehy Hoover For the Journal

Sunday afternoon in Las Placitas Presbyterian Church, the Placitas Artists Series ended its 16th season the way it began, with its artistic guiding light, violist Willy Sucre, once again playing chamber music with some friends. On this occasion the friends were fellow New Mexico Symphony Orchestra members, violinist Krzysytof Zimowski and cellist Joan Zucker, violinist Valerie Turner, wife of NMSO conductor Guillermo Figaro, and pianist Sylvia Wang.

Like Mozart, who reputedly preferred the viola part because it put him in the middle of the harmonies, Sucre seems to enjoy playing in the midst of friends. Fortunate for the series, they are a talented lot. …

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