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If You Love For Beauty at CMF 2019

If You Love For Beauty

If You Love For Beauty, © Chelsea Music Festival

07.06.2019 - Article

On June 11, celebrated sopranos Lucy Shelton and Marisa Karchin take CMF on an evening of poetry & music joined by Festival strings as well as all four 2019 pianists!

From June 6-15, 2019, the Chelsea Music Festival celebrates its tenth season with the theme “200° due Clara” inspired by the 200th anniversary of the birth of Clara Schumann. The Festival honors the legacy and contributions of a pioneering performer, caring collaborator, and artistic confidant through events highlighting the performing, visual, and culinary arts. Events will take place over ten days in June throughout the Chelsea neighborhood of NYC and feature classical, jazz, and contemporary music in evening concerts, lectures, and family events.  The Chelsea Music Festival Artistic Directors are Melinda Lee Masur and Ken-David Masur.

Season Highlight:
Celebrated sopranos Lucy Shelton and Marisa Karchin take us on an evening of poetry & music joined by Festival strings as well as all four 2019 pianists! Tonight’s highlights include a New York Premiere performance by Shulamit Ran, as well as three 2019 Festival Commissions by Helen Grime, Nicky Sohn and Helena Winkelman.

 

PROGRAM
Shulamit Ran Love's Call (2016)
Helena Winkelman Three Poems by Lucian Blaga (2019)*
Helen Grime Sie liebten sich beide (2019)*
Nicky Sohn If You Love For Beauty (2019)*
& selected pieces and songs by Clara & Robert Schumann

*World Premiere Performance


Featuring
Piano | Andrea Lam, Robert Fleitz, Katsura Tanikawa, Melinda Lee Masur
Soprano | Lucy Shelton, Marisa Karchin
Violin | Helena Winkelman, Chloe Fedor, Yeajin Kim, Natsumi Tsuboi, Ryosuke Suho, Hasse Borup, Chloe Kiffer, Soo Yeon Kim, Mariella Haubs, Jocelyn Zhu, Minglun Liu
Viola | Maiko Takimoto, Jesus Rodolfo, Jeremy Kienbaum
Cello | Jonathan Butler, Angela Lee, Tatsuki Sasanuma
Double Bass | Mariya Andonova, Kaden Henderson
Conductor | Ken-David Masur


Location and time:
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
7:30 PM  9:30 PM
St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Chelsea

For more information and to purchase tickets visit: CMF 2019

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