Salomé Chamber Orchestra and Guest Artists Play the Rare Violins and Violas of the Acclaimed Sau-Wing Lam Collection.
The Sau-Wing Lam Collection of Rare Italian Stringed Instruments exhibition on view through June 30, 2013, is one of the finest collections of violins and violas currently in private hands. For this performance series, a selection of instruments from the collection will be played by New York's dynamic young Salomé Chamber Orchestra and guest artists.
The Dark Arts of the Viola
Violinist Philippe Quint joins Salomé co-founders Sean Avram Carpenter and violist David Aaron Carpenter in performances of works featuring viola. Philippe will play the "Bavarian" Stradivari in the Mozart work, and Sean Carpenter will play the "Baltic" Guarneri del Gesù of 1731 in the Auerbach work.
W.A. Mozart—Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in Eb Major, K364
Lera Auerbach—Sogno di Sabat Mater for Violin, Viola, Vibraphone and Orchestra (2008)
Niccolò Paganini—Sonata per la Grand Viola et Orchestra Op. 35
These concerts are made possible by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.
This series is supported in part by The Amati: Friends of the Department of Musical Instruments.
This YoungArts at the Met concert features performers who are alumni of the National Young Arts program.
Selected concerts have $1 tickets available for children ages 7–16 when accompanied by an adult with a full-price ticket. Available by phone (212-570-3949) or at the box office.
Above: Photo © Billy Farrell Agency
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