Opening Night

String Sonorities

Tuesday, October 17, 2023, 7:30 PM at Alice Tully Hall
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In the tradition of the great conductorless chamber orchestras, CMS’s incomparable virtuosi gather for an evening of lush and bracing works certain to delight the ear. This expansive program culminates with Britten’s lighthearted Simple Symphony.


  • Elgar Introduction and Allegro for Quartet and Strings, Op. 47 (1905)
  • Bartók Divertimento for Strings, BB 118 (1939)
  • Grieg Holberg Suite for Strings, Op. 40 (1884)
  • Walker Lyric for Strings (1946)
  • Britten Simple Symphony for Strings, Op. 4 (1933–34)

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