Emerald City Music

Date: Apr 01 - Apr 22, 2021

Eclectic chamber music experiences in the comfort of your own home.

Two people are walking through a bare, cold wood; the moon keeps pace with them and draws their gaze. These romantic lines open Richard Dahmel’s poem, “Verklärte Nacht”, from which Schoenberg – a young composer who recently encountered the love of his life Mathilde – drew inspiration for his rich and luscious string sextet. The work is paired with Strauss’s Sextet from his opera, Capriccio; a romantic curtain-raiser that stands alone as a capstone of the string sextet genre. Offered in partnership with The Chamber Music Society of Palm Beach.

Artists: Arnaud Sussmann (violin), Kristin Lee (violin), Cynthia Phelps (viola), Melissa Reardon (viola), Edward Arron, (cello), Brook Speltz (cello), William Socolof (baritone-bass & narrator)

Filmed at the DiMenna Center in New York, New York by film director Tristan Cook. Available for viewing on March 19, 2021

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