Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Gives World Premiere of Nicholas Maw's Sextet for Strings

Classic Arts News   Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Gives World Premiere of Nicholas Maw's Sextet for Strings
 
Tonight the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents the world premiere of its latest commission, the highly anticipated Sextet for Strings by Nicholas Maw, the Society's composer in residence this season.

The preceding works on the program are all by composers whom maw has cited as inspirations for him in his own music: Franz Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, Anton Bruckner, Richard Strauss and Benjamin Britten.

The program will be performed tonight in Alice Tully Hall at 8 p.m. and Sunday (April 29) at 5 p.m.; the latter concert will be one of the last at Tully before it closes for renovations.

More information is available at www.chambermusicsociety.org.


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