Saturday, October 3, 7:00 p.m.
Throughout his career, John Singer Sargent painted other artists, writers, actors, and musicians, many of whom were his close friends. Inspired by the Met's exhibition Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends (on view June 30–October 4, 2015), the brilliant young performers of Decoda—an Affiliate Ensemble of Carnegie Hall—curate a fascinating program of musical portraits:
Benjamin Britten: Three Character Pieces
David Lang: Memory Pieces
Ned Rorem: Piano Album 1
Lou Harrison: Reel (Homage to Henry Cowell)
Maurice Ravel: Berceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré
Paul Moravec: Vince and Jan: 1945
Aaron Jay Kernis: Mozart en Route
Leos Janáček: Allegro–from String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters"
Franz Schubert: To Mr. Josef von Spaun, Taxman, D.749
Charles Mingus: Self-Portrait in Three Colors
Bring the Kids for $1.
This performance is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, on view June 30–October 4, 2015.
Tickets to this event include Museum admission.
Above: Decoda photo by Alethea Brown, MMA
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