January 2013

 

Sat | 19 | Boston Chamber Music Society Winter Festival.   Marcus Thompson, Artistic Director. Musical Helios: Music of the Sun. 1:30pm Forum; 4pm Concert, Kresge Auditorium.

The 2013 Winter Forum examines the image and use of the Sun in music, from Haydn’s “Sunrise” Quartet, viewed by many as the finest of his eighty-three quartets, to Debussy’s famous symphonic sketches of the sea and Hartke’s renaissance dances.

Haydn, String Quartet in B-flat major, Hob. III:78, Sunrise; Debussy, La Mer (arr. for Piano Four Hands); Hartke, King of the Sun (1988): Tableaux for Piano Quartet; Respighi. Il Tramonto (The Sunset) for Voice and String Quartet, P. 101. Karyl Ryczek, soprano; Ida Levin, violin; Harumi Rhodes, violin; Marcus Thompson, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Randall Hodgkinson, piano; Mihae Lee, piano. Admission: General: $35; WGBH members & senior citizens: $32; Non-MIT students: $10; MIT students with MIT student ID at the door: free; MIT faculty and staff: 20% off of general admission. For tickets and information, please visit: http://www.bostonchambermusic.org/.

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