What are the Limits of Musical Expression and Who Says So?

Talk

WHEN Tuesday, November 27, 2018
6:30-8pm WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
Open to the Public

Most concerts feature program notes, giving an audience some kind of “back story” about the works to be performed. The assumption is that somehow knowing "more" about a piece will have an effect on one's experience listening to it. This talk combines a lecture with a performance and discussion of Gideon Klein’s Trio for Strings (1944) in order to ask questions about a composition with a particularly fraught history and explores the key question: what is the relationships between music and the rest of the world?

The performance of Gideon Klein’s Trio for Strings will feature violinist Klaudia Olborska-Szymańska, violist Crosby Delaney Barret, and cellist Benjamin Truchi.

Speakers
Michael Beckerman, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Music, Collegiate Professor of Music, NYU; Leonard Bernstein Scholar in Residence, New York Philharmonic

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

NYUAD Music Program

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