Fri, March 23, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Time’s Arrow II: Webern

Trinity Church

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: Choral and Orchestra Music

Webern: Passacaglia Op. 1 
Webern: Im Sommerwind 
Webern: Six Pieces for Large Orchestra Op. 6
Webern: Kantate 2
Webern: Lieder für Chor, Op. 19
Ligeti: Violin Concerto

NOVUS NY and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street; Julian Wachner, conductor


Trinity Church

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New York, NY 10006


Featured Recordings

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  • Anthracite Fields
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