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Mannes Sounds Festival 2017 Opening Concert

Friday, February 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm

John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue, Room U100, New York, NY 10003

Since 1999, Mannes has presented a yearlong music festival every year. Each festival includes more than 20 events performed by the school's gifted young student artists, distinguished faculty members, and renowned guests, at prestigious New York City concert venues and cultural institutions. The festivals are an outstanding component of the total Mannes program.

Held in The New School's beautiful Tishman Auditorium, this concert is the opening event for the 2017 Mannes Sounds festival.  The program celebrates Mannes' 100th Anniversary.

"Mannes’s Musical Beginnings: 1916-1917"

HINDEMITH Sonata for Ten instruments
BARTOK Suite for piano
SIBELIUS Selections from Six Pieces for violin & piano
RAVEL Selections from “Tombeau de Couperin” for piano
COWELL String Quartet “Pedantic”
VILLA-LOBOS String Quartet No. 3 “Popcorn”
BEACH “Wind o’ the Westland” for soprano
IVES Selected songs for baritone
PROKOFIEV Five Poems of Anna Akhmatova for soprano
RACHMANINOFF Two Études-Tableaux for piano, op. 39
PUCCINI Selections from La Rondine



Sponsored by the College of Performing Arts at The New School.

Event Type

Music Performances


General Public


Performing Arts


Mannes School of Music, College of Performing Arts, College of Performing Arts


Classical Music


Free; no tickets or reservations required

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