Chelsea Music Festival 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017 through Saturday, June 17, 2017

WQXR is a media partner of the Chelsea Music Festival, presenting its 8th annual summer season with an exploration of its theme “Measuring Time.”  The Festival will present nine days of events throughout the Chelsea neighborhood and beyond in a wide-ranging exploration of pulse and time through the performing, visual and culinary arts.  Events will feature world-class artists in music ranging from Classical to Jazz, art exhibitions, curated dinners and receptions, Family Events, Panel Talks and Lectures by noted scholars, daytime Open-Air events and more. Music will include works by Telemann, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Messiaen and Cage, as well as world and New York premieres by Sebastian Currier, Tonia Ko, Miguel del Aguila, Helen Sung, Adam Birnbaum and Aaron Diehl.

• Verona Quartet | Ensemble-in-Residence
• Sebastian Currier | Composer-in-Residence
• Jonathan Rattner | Visual Artist-in-Residence
• Allie Wist | Culinary Artist-in-Residence

In addition, the Festival has assembled a noteworthy roster of artists, featuring pianists Nicolas Namoradze, Robert Fleitz, Peter Fancovic and Mimi Solomon, French violinist Fanny Clamagirand, Austrian violinist Filip Pogády, American violinist Nicholas DiEugenio, and The Lee Trio.