Since 1999, Mannes has presented a yearlong music festival every year. Each festival includes more than 20 events performed by the school's gifted young student artists, distinguished faculty members, and renowned guests, at prestigious New York City concert venues and cultural institutions.
Curated by Artistic Director Pavlina Dokovska, this evening’s event is the 2018 Mannes Sounds Festival closing concert. Featuring works for chamber music and piano by Ravel, Casadesus, Villa-Lobos, Debussy, Bernstein, Assad, Fiedelman, Bolcom and songs by Vaughan Williams, the concert will close with the music of Boulanger and Strayhorn performed by the UCCELLO Ensemble led by Artist-in-Residence Matt Haimovitz with cellists from Mannes School of Music and The Schulich School of Music at McGill University.
Tickets available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office.
Maurice Ravel: Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet
Robert Casadesus: Toccata for piano
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Songs for Soprano and Piano
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Five pieces from A Prole do for piano
Claude Debussy: Petite Suite for piano four hands
Leonard Bernstein: selections from Bridal Suite for piano four hands
Sergio Assad: selections from “Aquarelle” for guitar
Joseph Fiedelman: Poem for piano
William Bolcom: The Serpent’s Kiss for piano
Nadia Boulanger: Trois pièces for cellos, arranged by Matt Haimovitz*
Billy Strayhorn: Blood Count for cellos, arranged by Matt Haimovitz*
* Performed by the Uccello Ensemble, directed by Matt Haimovitz