Virtual Concerts: Fall 2020

December 1, 2020 - 6:00am

Friends Of Music Concerts is staying active during the global pandemic. Through the end of 2020, we will be offering a series of performances online.

 You will be able to watch and listen through pages on this website. We will keep everyone updated by email and on our Facebook page. (If you don't receive our emails, you can signup using the box on the right side of this page ).

Tuesday, December 1 - 14: Brahms Quartet for Piano and Strings in G minor, Op. 25 is performed by Wu Han, piano, David Finckel, cello, Arnaud Sussmann, violin and Paul Neubauer, viola. In the introduction, Wu Han and David Finckel (co-artistic directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center) reminisce about their concerts in Sleepy Hollow and express appreciation for the support shown by our community.

Streaming concerts scheduled through Spring 2021

December 30 - January 3, 2020, Arnaud Sussmann (violin) featured artist. Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 4; Chausson Concerto in D Major for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op. 21.

January 16-21, 2021 Gilbert Kalish. piano. Crumb Three Early Songs; Schubert “The Shepherd on the Rock" and Brahms Quartet in C minor, Op. 60.

February 13-17,2021 Anne-Marie McDermott, piano. Mozart (arr. Czerny) Concerto in D minor for Piano, Flute, and Strings, K. 466; Smetana Trio in G minor, Op. 15.

April 10-14, 2021 Virtuosi Violins.

May1-5, 2021 Paul Neubauer, viola

May 22-26, 2021 Calidore Quartet.

Earlier Performances: the following artists were featured in virtual, online performances this Fall.

NOW PLAYING: A special presentation created for Friends Of Music Concerts by two members of the Pacifica Quartet: Simin Ganatra and Brandon Vamosdiscussing Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 2 in A Major, Opus 68. This presentation is available indefinitely.

Sat Sept 26 - Sept 30 only: Michael Brown (piano) featured artist. Barber Souveniers (2 pianos) Brown Prelude & Dance (pf & cello); Mendelssohn Sextet Op. 110 (piano & strings). This run has concluded but the Program Notes and links to other recordings by the featured artist are still available.

Sat. Oct 10 - Oct 14.: Alessio Bax & Lucille Chung featured artist. Mozart Concerto in E-flat major for Piano and String Quintet, K. 449;  Bartók Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. This run has concluded but the Program Notes and links to other recordings by the featured artist are still available.

Sat. Oct 24 - 28: Cho-Liang Lin (violin) featured artist. Foss "Composer's Holiday" (vln & pf); Dvorák "Larghetto" from Op. 100;  Tchaikovsky String Sextet Op. 70, “Souvenir de Florence." This run has concluded but the Program Notes and links to other recordings by the featured artist are still available.

Sat. Nov 7 - 11: David Shifrin (clarinet) featured artist. Mozart Clarinet Quintet in A, K. 581; Bassi Concert Fantasia on Verdi's Rigoletto (cl & pf);  Ellington Clarinet Lament (cl & pf).

 

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