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Mannes Spring Chamber Music Bash

Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 11:00 am to 8:00 pm

Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

The Ernst C. Stiefel Foundation presents the Mannes School of Music Chamber Music Program in a marathon, all-day concert. Mannes students perform at The New School's Arnhold Hall in: Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall, Room 450, and the Glass Box Theater.

Program of Concerts
Glass Box at 11AM
Martinů: Sonata for flute, violin, and piano 
Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 1 in C minor, op. 15
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat major, op. 44
Dvořák: String Quartet in F major, “American,” op. 96

Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall (i400) at 11AM
Bach: Trio Sonata No. 5 in C major, BWV 529    
Rimsky-Korsakov: Quintet in B-flat major for woodwinds & piano          
Brahms: Clarinet Trio in A minor, op. 114
Ligeti: Six Bagatelles for wind quintet
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667

Room 450 at 11AM
Haydn: Piano Trio in D major, Hob. XV:24
Mozart: Flute Quartet in D major, K. 285
Henze: Carillon 
Hermann: Capriccio No. 1 in D minor for three violins, op. 2
Piazzolla: Oblivion, Libertango   
Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Fantasia
Piazzolla: L’Histoire du Tango
Sarasate (arr. Newman & Oltman): Romanza Andaluza, op. 22    
Borodin: String Quartet No. 2 in D major            

Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall (i750) at 11AM
Reicha: Woodwind Quintet No. 2 in E-flat major, op. 88
Caplet: Quintet for winds and piano       
Ewazen: Trio for flute, horn, and piano
Saint-Saëns: Variations on a Theme by Beethoven for two pianos, op. 35
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite for two pianos
Mozart: Sonata for two pianos in D major, K. 448

Room 450 at 1PM
Beethoven: Septet in E-flat major, op. 20
Dvořák: String Quartet in F major, “American,” op. 96
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, op. 80
Bartók: Contrasts
Poulenc: Trio for oboe, bassoon, and piano
Schubert: String Quartet in A minor, “Rosamunde,” op. 29

Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall (i400) at 3:00PM
Baroque Chamber Players
Handel: Mi palpita il cor,” HWV 132c
Bach: Selected Arias
Bach: “Mein Herze Schwimmt in Blut,” BWV 199
Mealli: Sonata Sesta “La Sabbatina,” op. 3 no. 6
Bach: “Non sa che sia dolore,” BWV 209

Baisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall (i750) at 1PM
Brahms: Bassoon, clarinet and piano trio, op. 114
Kapustin: Trio for flute, cello, and piano, op. 86
Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik for Wind Quintet, op. 24 no. 2
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1, op. 9
Nielsen: Woodwind Quintet, op. 43
Grieg: Norwegian Dances for piano four hands, op. 35
Mendelssohn: Andante and Allegro Brilliant for piano four hands, op. 92
Debussy: Petite Suite for piano four hands
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dance for two pianos, op. 45
Milhaud: Suite Scaramouche for two pianos, op. 165b
Saint-Saëns: Dances Macabre for two pianos, op. 40
Mozart: Sonata for two pianos in D major, K. 448
Milhaud: Suite Scaramouche for two pianos, op. 165b
Bizet (arr. G. Anderson): Carmen Fantasy

Glass Box at 3:30PM
Mozart: Adagio for brass quintet, K. 411           
Byrd/Dishinger: The Earle of Oxford’s Marche
Tomasi: Suite for three trumpets
Wilbye/Baldwin: Madrigal “So Light is Love”  
Bruckner: Etude für das turfs Blech for six tubas or trombones Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11, “Serioso,” op. 95       

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General Public


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College of Performing Arts, Mannes School of Music


Music, Classical Music


Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

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The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
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