Mozart’s “Gran Partita”

Carolin Widmann, Violin

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019 | 8:00PM
Kaufmann Concert Hall at 92nd Street Y
New York, NY

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Program

MOZART (arr. Wendt): Overture to The Marriage of Figaro 

WEILL: Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra, Op. 12 

MOZART: Serenade No. 10 in B-flat Major, K. 361 (“Gran Partita”) 

Mozart and Kurt Weill, two natural-born showmen, wowed audiences wherever they went, from opera houses to concert halls to private parties. Delights and surprises abound in this refreshing program showcasing the Orpheus winds and violinist Carolin Widmann. 


Mendelssohn’s Octet

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2020 | 3:00PM
Kaufmann Concert Hall at 92nd Street Y
New York, NY

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FARRENC: Nonet in E-flat Major, Op. 38

MENDELSSOHN: Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20

The muse bestowed many kisses on Mendelssohn in his short life, but surely none sparked so brightly as the one that spurred the sixteen-year-old prodigy toward his effervescent Octet for Strings. For the pianist and composer Louise Farrenc, one inspired work of chamber music for winds and strings vaulted her, against all odds, to the top of French society. 


Mahler’s Song of the Earth

TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020 | 7:30PM
Kaufmann Concert Hall at 92nd Street Y
New York, NY

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MAHLER (arr. Schoenberg): Das Lied von der Erde

The Song of the Earth, Mahler’s awe-inspiring setting of ancient Chinese poetry for voices and orchestra, fulfilled this yearning composer’s grandiose dream for an all-encompassing union of songs and symphonies. A streamlined orchestration by Schoenberg cuts to the core of this epic song cycle.  

Featuring:
Alice Coote, Mezzo-Soprano
Anthony Dean Griffey, Tenor 

More upcoming performances

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra featuring violinist Carolin Widmann

December 7, 2019 | 8:00PM
Kaufmann Concert Hall at 92nd Street Y
New York, NY

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February 8, 2020 | 5:00PM
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Mendelssohn’s Octet (92Y)

February 9, 2020 | 3:00PM
Kaufmann Concert Hall at 92nd Street Y
New York, NY

SHIFT Festival of American Orchestras | A Harlem Dream

March 28, 2020 | 8:00PM
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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