Tuesday 17 October 2017:
Tue 17 Oct 2017, 19:30 - Alice Tully Hall, New YorkMozart at his most joyous: fresh from the triumph of The Marriage of Figaro and at the height of his creative path, the exuberant genius expressed his elation in three of the most effervescent chamber works of his career. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window)
Wednesday 18 October 2017:
Wed 18 Oct 2017, 19:00 - Alice Tully Hall, New YorkTo mark Claudio Monteverdi’s 450th birthday, John Eliot Gardiner and his exceptional period-instrument ensemble and choir summon the origins of an art form that began over four centuries ago, illuminating the touching humanity of Monteverdi’s surviving operas in three semi-staged performances over a single week.
In Monteverdi’s opera L’Orfeo , a grieving Orpheus descends to the underworld to
Thursday 19 October 2017:
Thu 19 Oct 2017, 19:00 - Alice Tully Hall, New YorkThe Monteverdi Choir and founding director John Eliot Gardiner represent "the best of the early-music movement in England" ( New York Times ). In this semi-staged performance, The Return of Ulysses portrays the moving conclusion of Homer’s Odyssey , in which Monteverdi highlights the essential humanity of Ulysses amongst quarrelling gods, scheming servants, and conniving courtiers.
Saturday 21 October 2017:
Sat 21 Oct 2017, 19:00 - Alice Tully Hall, New YorkMonteverdi’s surprising operatic swan song, The Coronation of Poppea , is a celebration of carnal love and ambition triumphing at the expense of reason and morality. John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir bring this early opera to life in a semi-staged performance, including the earliest version of a great diva scena by the self-proclaimed "despised queen," Ottavia.
From Wednesday 18 October to Saturday 21 October 2017:
Sunday 22 October 2017:
Sun 22 Oct 2017, 17:00 - Alice Tully Hall, New YorkThe warmth and tenderness of Bohemian music is poignantly expressed by beloved Czech composers of three generations. Family and musical connections unite their works in an evolving genre of Bohemian romanticism. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window)
Suk Quartet in A minor for Piano, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Op. 1 (1891)
Dvo?ák Quintet in A major for Piano, Two Violins, Viola,
Tuesday 24 October 2017:
Tue 24 Oct 2017, 19:30 - Alice Tully Hall, New YorkThe Emerson String Quartet pairs the introspective genius of late Shostakovich with late Beethoven. In Beethoven’s otherworldly Op. 127 quartet, the self becomes four voices unified in a ruminative, tender whole. Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 15, the last composed before his death, is an intense, personal examination of the ailing composer’s mortality.
Beethoven: String Quartet in E-flat major, O
Sunday 29 October 2017:
Sun 29 Oct 2017, 17:00 - Alice Tully Hall, New YorkA not-to-be-missed cast of exceptional artists collaborates for a unique program of spirited vocal and instrumental chamber works. Join them for an exhilarating concert experience, and learn the humorous story connecting Bernstein’s work with President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Click here for more info (Opens in a new window)
Ives Quartet No. 1 for Strings: From the Salvation Army (c. 1897-c. 1900
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