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Seasons of Brahms

06/05/18 through 06/10/18 | 7:30 PM

Merkin Concert Hall

129 W. 67th St. Map

212-501-3303

$96 And Up


05-06-2018 12:00:00 10-06-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Seasons of Brahms | 7:30 PM Chamber works from the dawn and dusk of Brahms' long career encompass a lifetime in a single program. Inspired by the playing of clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld, Brahms came out of retirement to write his Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, a late masterpiece that flickers between autumnal wistfulness and rhapsodic—even gypsy—exuberance. Retrospective glances and unanswered questions abound as the quintet muses over itself as over a life lived, ending enigmatically at its own beginning. Reaching back in time is the early String Sextet No.1, a work of utter confidence conceived when Brahms was 27. Written for an unconventional ensemble that features two cellos and two violas, the Sextet revels in the rich sonorities of Brahms' beloved lower strings while bursting with the brio of youth. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=281794 Merkin Concert Hall Merkin Concert Hall

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Chamber works from the dawn and dusk of Brahms' long career encompass a lifetime in a single program. Inspired by the playing of clarinettist Richard Mühlfeld, Brahms came out of retirement to write his Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, a late masterpiece that flickers between autumnal wistfulness and rhapsodic—even gypsy—exuberance. Retrospective glances and unanswered questions abound as the quintet muses over itself as over a life lived, ending enigmatically at its own beginning. Reaching back in time is the early String Sextet No.1, a work of utter confidence conceived when Brahms was 27. Written for an unconventional ensemble that features two cellos and two violas, the Sextet revels in the rich sonorities of Brahms' beloved lower strings while bursting with the brio of youth.

Venue Description: Located at Kaufman Music Center, Merkin Concert Hall hosts music and theatre events, including the series Broadway Close Up, and more. Its innovative programming, intimate scale and near perfect acoustics have earned it a reputation as one of New York City's finest concert venues.

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