John Singer Sargent and Decoda

John Singer Sargent and Decoda

Saturday, October 3, 7:00 p.m.

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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 BrittenThree Character Pieces
David LangMemory Pieces
Ned RoremPiano Album 1
Lou HarrisonReel (Homage to Henry Cowell)
Maurice RavelBerceuse sur le nom de Gabriel Fauré
Paul MoravecVince and Jan: 1945
Aaron Jay Kernis: Mozart en Route
Leos JanáčekAllegro–from String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters"
Franz SchubertTo 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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