Tue, September 12, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Time’s Arrow I: Webern

Saint Paul’s Chapel

The complete works of Austrian serialist composer Anton Webern are the focus of a two-year span of the Time’s Arrow Festival in 2017-18 and 2018-19. The festival presents Webern’s works alongside those of the early contrapuntal composers whose direct descendant he considered himself to be, as well as a sampling of works by the later composers he inspired. The festival’s examination of Webern and the turbulent times in which he lived explores how an artist’s work relates to personal politics and whether the two spheres can be separated.

Program:

Currier: Night Time Suite for Harp and Violin
Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire
Mellissa Hughes, soprano

NOVUS NY and Mellissa Hughes, soprano; Julian Wachner, conductor

Location

Saint Paul’s Chapel

Broadway and Fulton Street
New York, NY

directions

Featured Recordings

  • Anthracite Fields
  • Boston Modern Orchestra Project
  • Elena Ruehr: Averno
  • Julian Wachner: Symphony No. 1
  • Missa Gentis Humanae

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