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Literati I: Extase

Saturday, October 20th at 7p.m.

Newman Hall

         111 Willoghby Street,Brooklyn, NY 11215 

 PhiloSonia’s Opening Night Concert presents music inspired by poetry: Stéphane Mallarmé’s scandalous Afternoon of a Faun (Debussy), Emily Dickinson’s evocative Like Rain it sounded till it curved (Takemitsu) and the transformative Verklärte Nacht by Richard Dehmel (Schoenberg). The program also features the famous Sextet from Capriccio, Strauss’ aesthetic debate in the form of an opera.

R. Strauss - Sextet from Capriccio 

C. Debussy - Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Arr. for Flute and Harp) 

T. Takemitsu  -  And then I knew 'twas wind for Flute, Viola & Harp

A. Schoenberg - Verklärte Nacht Op. 4 

      Catherine Gregory, flute        Jane Yoon, harp

 Stanichka Dimitrova, violin       Yezu Elizabeth Woo, violin

      Andrew Gonzalez, viola       Chieh-Fan Jay Yiu, viola

            Adrian Daurov, cello       Sofia Nowik, cello

Earlier Event: October 18
New Amsterdam Consort
Later Event: October 28
Remembering Michael Tree