Juho Pohjonen, piano
Finnish pianist Juho Pohjonen offers a wide-ranging program, beginning with Rameau's G-Major Suite. A discursive collection, it contains dances, pieces to satisfy the Baroque audience's love of the exotic, virtuosic imitations of a chicken, and lyrical evocations of poetry. Scriabin's eighth sonata, described by the composer as "bridges between the visible and the invisible," is notable for its intensely introverted character. Finnish composer and conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen's Dichotomie builds a different bridge: between the mechanical and organic. The composer says the first movement represents, "a machine that could feel some sort of joie de vivre," and the second, "a … slender willow that moves gracefully in the wind but returns always to its original shape ..."
1395 Lexington Ave. Map
Jorge Ávila, Violin at Carnegie Hall
Mon | 8PM
Performers Jorge Ávila, Violin Adrienne Kim, Piano Program BEETHOVEN Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24, "Spring" NIC SCHERZINGER Imprint for Violin and Piano CHAUSSON Poème for Violin and P...
Guitarist Pasquale Grasso at Mezzrow Jazz Club
Mon | 10:30 pm
Pasquale Grasso (Guitar) Join guitarist Pasquale Grasso for our after hours set....
Porgy and Bess at Metropolitan Opera
Mon | 6PM
One of America's favorite operas returns to the Met for the first time in nearly 30 years. James Robinson's stylish production transports audiences to Catfish Row on the Charleston waterfront, vibrant...