We’re coming to you from The New York City Town Hall for the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and The Town Hall Celebration of 50 Years of Chamber Music.
Tonight's program features a historic lineup of past award winners including the American, Brentano, Pacifica, Telegraph and Emerson String Quartets, Eighth Blackbird, soprano Dawn Upshaw, pianist Anton Nel, and clarinetist Charlie Neidich — as well as speeches by Robert Mann and John Corigliano.
Brentano String Quartet
- Haydn | String Quartet in F minor Op. 20 No. 5
- Prokofiev | String Quartet No, 2 in F Major Op. 92 | Allegro
American String Quartet & Anton Nel
- Brahms | Quintet in F minor Op. 34 | Scherzo: Andante, Finale: Poco sostenuto – Allegro non troppo-Presto, non troppo
Remarks — John Corigliano
Eighth Blackbird & Dawn Upshaw
- Holly Harrison | Lobster Tales and Turtle Soup
- Tom Albert | Thirteen Ways, VIII: Steady, Rhythmic
- Gustav Santaolalla | Suéltate las Cintas (Arr. Duvall)
Telegraph Quartet & Charles Neidich
- Mozart | Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K.581 | Larghetto, Allegretto con variazioni
Emerson String Quartet
- Bartók | String Quartet No. 3