Clive Greensmith
Clive Greensmith

1828: Schubert's Cello Quintet

Sunday, October 27, 2019, 5:00 PM at Alice Tully Hall
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There are few works in all of music which command the awe and affection of Schubert’s Cello Quintet. Written at a feverish pace as the 31-year-old composer neared death, the quintet’s mesmerizing transcendence has made it an essential listening ritual for music lovers. Inspired by Schubert’s immortal creation, Bruce Adolphe offers a deeply-felt cello quintet, preceded by the first of six landmark string quintets by Mozart.

Join us for a pre-concert chat with Bruce Adolphe at 4:00 PM in the Rose Studio. Free for ticket holders.

Program

  • Mozart Quintet in B-flat major for Two Violins, Two Violas, and Cello, K. 174 (1773)
  • Adolphe Are there not a thousand forms of sorrow for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos (2017) (CMS Co-Commission) (NY Premiere)
  • Schubert Quintet in C major for Two Violins, Viola, and Two Cellos, D. 956, Op. 163 (1828)

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