Chelsea Music Festival:
Carte Blanche to the Amaryllis Quartett: Birds in the Sanctuary
JUNE 13, FRIDAY 7:30pm
St. Paul’s German Lutheran Church | 315 West 22nd St. | $35 ($55 combined with concert at 10pm) | Curated intermission reception by Sigmund’s Pretzel cart & Forager’s City Grocer
Featuring works by Haydn, Villa-Lobos, Beethoven and New York Premieres by 2014 Composer-in-Residence Alexandre Lunsqui.
Performers include: Gustav Frielinghaus, Lena Wirth, Lena Eckels, Yves Sandoz, Caitlyn Phillips, Danny Goldman, Alex Shiozaki, Hamilton Berry, Nana Shi, Derek Mosloff
10:00pm | Birnbaum, Beethoven and the Dragon
St. Paul’s German Lutheran Church | 315 West 22nd St. | $30 ($55 combined with Carte Blanche concert at 7:30pm) | Curated intermission reception by Sigmund’s Pretzel Cart & Forager’s City Grocer
Hosted by Q2s Doug Balliett, the evening features a portrait on Beethoven’s humor, original Jazzarrangements on Beethoven by the Adam Birnbaum Trio as well as cutting-edge Brazilian Choro music with the band Choro Dragão.
Performers include Adrienne Pardee, Alex Shiozaki, Hamilton Berry, Nana Shi, Adam Birnbaum, Quincy Davis, David Wong, James Shipp, Vitor Gonçalves, Mike LaValle, Richie Barshay, Sergio Krakowski