The WQXR Weekender: August 17-19

Thursday, August 16, 2012

This weekend's highlights include a Beethoven Clarinet Trio, an ensemble from Juilliard doing Vivaldi, and another Mostly Mozart performance with Joshua Bell.

Thursday, August 18 at 7:30pm
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival
Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church in Bridgehampton

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Flutist and Festival co-founder Marya Martin collaborates in Beethoven’s Clarinet Trio in B-Flat Major, Franck’s Piano Quintet, with Carl Vine’s contemporary composition Café Concertino. 

Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19 at 8pm
Joshua Bell, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra
Lincoln Center

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Louis Langrée conducts famed violinist Joshua Bell, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra in Mozart’s Symphony No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Schubert’s Tragic Symphony, and Brahms’s mighty Violin Concerto.

Friday, August 17th, 8:30pm
Proust and Music at the Bard Music Festival
Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y

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Proust and Music at the Bard Music Festival conceptualizes Franck’s Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue, Fauré’s Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, and Debussy’s “Chansons de Bilitis”  Pianist Anna Polonsky and the violinist Eugene Drucker of the Emerson String Quartet perform at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.

Sunday, August 19th, 7:30pm
New York Baroque Incorporated
Le Poisson Rouge

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The Red Fish hosts The Red Priest.  New York Baroque Incorporated, an ensemble from Juilliard’s historical-performance program play a tribute to Vivaldi with selections from his Four Seasons and La Folia. 

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