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 relationship 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.
Michael Beckerman, Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Music, Collegiate Professor of Music, NYU; Leonard Bernstein Scholar in Residence, New York Philharmonic
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
In Collaboration with
NYUAD Music Program
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