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Mannes Sounds Festival at Steinway & Sons

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Steinway & Sons 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York

Since 1999, Mannes School of Music 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.

"The Romantic Character Etude"

Curated by Donald Wagner, a member of the Mannes Board of Governors, this concert will feature rarely heard character etudes and chamber music by Moscheles, Henselt, Alkan and Lyapunov, along with commentary by Mr. Wagner.

Sponsored by The New School's Mannes School of Music.

Event Type

Music Performances


General Public


Performing Arts


Mannes School of Music, College of Performing Arts


Music, Classical Music


Admission is by invitation only. Mannes is proudly supported by alumni, parents, and friends in many ways--through unrestricted annual giving; capital gifts in support of priorities such as student aid, faculty research, and facilities; planned gifts and bequests; and grants and awards from corporations and foundations. However you choose to support Mannes, your generosity is both essential and greatly appreciated. Every gift counts and truly makes a difference. To learn more about giving, please contact Micaela Melley, Development Director, at 212-229-5662 ext. 2208 or email at

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