Literati I: Extase
Saturday, October 20th at 7p.m.
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