FACETS OF SCHUBERT FESTIVAL

  • St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble explores the works and the life of Franz Schubert in 2016/2017.
  • Pianist Henry Kramer and soprano Ying Fang are guest artists on the opening program.
  • National Magazine Award winner Adam Gopnik reads original essays on the final program, featuring Schubert's Octet.

Explore the life and musical works of the prolific Austrian composer. This three-week chamber music festival will include concerts by St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, presented at the Morgan Library & Museum and Brooklyn Museum. Enjoy pre- and post-concert talks that reveal the history and social context of the music, special guest performers, museum tours and displays of musical manuscripts, receptions with the artists, and more.

Upcoming Concerts


THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 7:30 PM
SOLD OUT


Friday, June 23, 2017 at 7:30 PM


BROOKLYN MUSEUM
Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 2:00 PM


III. Octet with Readings by Adam Gopnik

Featuring original essays written and read by National Magazine Award winner Adam Gopnik, followed by a post-concert discussion with the author.

PROGRAM
Octet in F Major

PERFORMERS
St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble
Adam Gopnik, writer & speaker

 

Past Concerts


THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 
7:30 PM
Concert
6:15 PM Pre-concert conversation
SOLD OUT

Friday, June 9, 2017 
7:30 PM Concert
6:15 PM Pre-concert conversation

BROOKLYN MUSEUM
Sunday, June 11, 2017
2:00 PM Concert
12:30 PM Pre-concert conversation


I. Trout Quintet & the Art of Song

With soprano Ying Fang, pianist Henry Kramer, and guest speaker, composer Steven Mackey, in a pre-concert conversation.

PROGRAM
Selected songs including “Trockne Blumen” and “Die Forelle”
Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen” for flute and piano
Piano Quintet in A Major, “Trout”

PERFORMERS
St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble
Ying Fang, soprano
Henry Kramer, piano


THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUM
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 
7:30 PM Concert
6:15 PM Pre-concert discussion
SOLD OUT

Friday, June 16, 2017 
7:30 PM Concert
6:15 PM Pre-concert discussion

BROOKLYN MUSEUM
Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Concert
12:45 PM Pre-concert discussion


II. Cello Quintet & Unfinished Works

With guests Carolyn Vega and Ilona van Tuinen, curators from the Morgan, in a pre-concert discussion.

PROGRAM
String Quartet No. 12 in C minor, “Quartettsatz”
String Quintet in C Major

PERFORMERS
St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble
 

Festival Pass

Join our musicians in this exciting new journey by purchasing your Festival Pass today!

Festival Passes include:

  • Tickets to all three programs
  • Access to exclusive preview events
  • Pre-concert talks
  • Related museum tours
  • All-day admission to partner museums the day of the performance

THE MORGAN LIBRARY & MUSEUMPurchase
$140 ($110 for members of The Morgan)

PurchaseBROOKLYN MUSEUM
$90 ($80 for members of Brooklyn Museum)

 

Premium Pass

Support Orchestra of St. Luke’s programs with a tax-deductible* Premium Pass donation.

Premium Passes include all of the Festival Pass benefits plus:

  • An exclusive Schubertiade house concert with special guest Adam Gopnik
  • A VIP festival-opening reception
  • Acknowledgement in our official Festival Book
  • Two tickets to Opening Night at Caramoor in June 2017
     

Purchase$1,000; limited availability
Call 212.594.6100 x109 for more information

*Tax-deductible amounts:
$770 for The Morgan Library and Museum
$790 for Brooklyn Museum
 


 

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