TUE, JUN 26, 2018 | 7:30PM
Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park, NYC
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

MENDELSSOHN         A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21/61 (arr. Andreas Tarkmann)

OTHMAR SCHOECK   Summer Night,
Pastoral Intermezzo for Strings, Op. 58 (NY Premiere)

BEETHOVEN                String Quartet in F Minor,
Op. 95 “Serioso” (arr. Gustav Mahler)

This event is FREE. No tickets are required. Open seating starting at 6:30PM.

The musical work Sommernacht (Summer Night), is also the title of a poem by Gottfried Keller. The composer, Schoeck, took a section of this poem and summarized it in his own words, adding that to the score. Schoeck doesn’t specify precisely that this action needs to be shared with the audience. However, at the very least it is thought appropriate to make the listener aware of it, and Orpheus Executive Director Alexander Scheirle has provided the German text and added the English translation below.

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