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The Ulysses & Emerson String Quartets

Jun 29 | Tue |
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The Naumburg Orchestral Concerts 116th Season will be returning to the newly renovated Bandshell. All concerts will take place at 7:30 PM at the Naumburg Bandshell (Concert Ground, 72nd St, mid-park, New York, NY 10065). The concert is free but seats are allocated online due to COVID-19 restrictions at the time of announcement. Visit for more information.

Richard Strauss, (1864-1949), Sextet from Capriccio, Op. 85 (performed by the Ulysses Quartet with Lawrence Dutton, viola and Paul Watkins, cello) Anton Bruckner, (1824-1896), String Quintet in F major, WAB 112 III. Adagio, G-flat major, common time (performed by the Emerson String Quartet with Colin Brookes, viola) -Intermission- Dmitri Shostakovich, (1906-1975), Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11 Prelude. Adagio Scherzo. Allegro molto (performed with the Ulysses Quartet playing the first parts) Felix Mendelssohn, (1809-1847), Octet in E-flat major, Op. 20 Allegro moderato ma con fuoco (E-flat major) Andante (C minor) Scherzo: Allegro leggierissimo (G minor) Presto (E-flat major)

Venue: Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park

Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park Map
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