Program

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.

FARRENC: Nonet in E-flat Major, Op. 38
MENDELSSOHN: Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20

 

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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

2019-20 Season at 92Y

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

Vadim Gluzman (Carnegie Hall)

January 25, 2020 | 7:00PM
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium | Perelman Stage
New York, NY

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

January 29, 2020 | 7:30PM
Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Sarasota, FL

Orpheus with Vadim Gluzman

February 1, 2020 | 8:00PM
Williams Center for the Arts at Lafayette College
Easton, PA

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
Washington


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