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Schneider Concerts 60th Anniversary Season - ULYSSES STRING QUARTET

Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Auditorium, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

ULYSSES STRING QUARTET

Christina Bouey and Rhiannon Banerdt, violin
Colin Brookes, viola; Grace Ho, cello

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Program approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, including intermission

Founded in 2015; Gold Medal and Grand Prize winners, 2016 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. This concert marks the quartet's Schneider Concerts debut.

Igor Stravinsky Three Pieces for String Quartet (1914; 1918)
Dimitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 10 in A-flat Major, Op. 118 (1964)  
Christopher Stark Winter Music (2016) - New York Premiere
Claude Debussy String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10 (1893)

For information and tickets call 212.229.5873
NOTE: Tickets purchased on the day of the concert must be paid for with cash.

In 1957, when the Schneider Concerts series was founded, excellent, financially and physically accessible chamber music was a rarity. Lincoln Center had just been built, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center was still more than a decade away.

Founding artistic director Alexander Schneider saw this need and brought outstanding, affordable concerts to The New School. He led brilliant chamber orchestra performances, introduced exceptional young artists and ensembles, and brought new music to the series — all at ticket prices anyone could afford. Today audiences still need outstanding, accessible, affordable, and adventurous concerts. The 2016-2017 season honors Alexander Schneider and the tradition he established.

The series mission is to provide exposure for outstanding emerging professional chamber artists and to present high-quality chamber music performances at modest ticket prices to ensure access for all New Yorkers.

PLEASE NOTE: Seats are not assigned. Those with special seating needs may enter at 1:15pm to choose their seats. The doors open at 1:30pm to the general public.

The Schneider Concerts Series is made possible with support from the Alexander Schneider Foundation and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

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General Public

School

College of Performing Arts, Mannes School of Music

Theme

Performing Arts

Topic

Music, Classical Music

Website

http://www.newschool.edu/mannes/schne...

Cost

$80 as part of subscription, $18 general admission, $16 seniors 65+ and those with disabilities, $5 college students & younger

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