Chelsea Music Festival:
JUNE 11, WEDNESDAY
6:30pm | CMF Festival Talks III: The Richard Strauss Effect
Dillon Gallery | 555 West 25th St. | Bar opens at 6:15pm; drinks and talk included in ticket price
A panel talk featuring distinguished Festival Composers-in-Residence since 2010: Alexandre Lunsqui (2014), Felipe Lara (2014), Eric Nathan (2013), the Brothers Balliett (2011) and Jane Antonia Cornish (2010). Hosted by CMF Artistic Directors Melinda Lee Masur and Ken-David Masur.
7:30pm | Richard Strauss @150 Birthday Gala
Dillon Gallery | 555 West 25th St. | $55 | Festival Talks to precede concert | Dessert reception to follow in celebration of Richard Strauss’ 150th Birthday
Featuring the chamber music of Richard Strauss including his String Sextet from the opera “Capriccio”, the Violin Sonata, and songs for soprano and tenor. With three premiere arrangements for harp and Soprano by Grace Browning.
Intermission Festival Talk: The Art of German Dessert featuring Culinary Artists-in-Residence chef Hinnerk von Bargen (2014) and chef Lance Nitahara (2012)
Performers include: Lisa Lee, Katie Hyun, Hwayoon Lee, Derek Mosloff, Joshua Roman, Mihai Marica, Fanny Clamagirand, Melinda Lee Masur, Adrienne Pardee, Nana Shi, Grace Browning, Conor Hanick, Ryan MacPherson, Helen Huang
Sponsored by Lufthansa, the Official Airline of the 2014 Chelsea Music Festival