"The Roaring Twenties"

As the Western world turned giddy with 1920s post-war optimism, four composers — three Jewish and one obsessed with a Jewess — fed the cultural fires with an astonishing array of newly-conceived musical ideas. George Gershwin painted his Parisian experience with a piano duo; Leos Janáček confessed his secret passions for the dark-haired, unattainable Kamila Stosslova (though she was Jewish, he called her his "gypsy") in a string quartet; the very young Aaron Copland wrote "a masterpiece" (according to Nadia Boulanger) while a student in Paris; and Erich Wolfgang Korngold released a torrent of post-Romantic music that would find its way to Hollywood’s biggest screens. 

Janáček — Quartet No. 2 for Strings, “Intimate Letters” (1928)

Copland — Lento molto from Two Pieces for String Quartet (1928)

Gershwin — An American in Paris for Two Pianos (1928)

Korngold — Suite for Piano Left Hand, Two Violins, and Cello, Op. 23 (1930)

Musicians: Juho Pohjonen, Wu Qian, Sean Lee, Danbi Um and Mihai Marica.

WHEN

Sunday, March 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

EVENT LOCATION

Alice Tully Hall
1941 Broadway
New York, NY 10023

LOCATION PHONE

212.875.5788

MAIN EVENT PHONE

(212) 875-5775

PRICING INFORMATION

$38-$75

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