Music at the Museum

Concerts

Music at the Museum • Salon Series


Music at the Museum 

Join us for the fourth year of Music at the Museum, a monthly weekend concert series featuring classical and jazz musicians from the faculty of the Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division. The concerts take place at the Zimmerli and allow visitors to enjoy art and music side-by-side. Each concert is preceded by a brief talk related to the performance theme and, at the conclusion, guests are invited to take a tour of museum highlights. The Music at the Museum series is organized to present a broad repertoire accessible to audiences of all ages. 

Music at the Museum performances are FREE to the general public, but seating is limited.

Join us for the fourth year of Music at the Museum, a monthly weekend concert series featuring classical and jazz musicians from the faculty of the Mason Gross School of the Arts Extension Division. The concerts take place at the Zimmerli and allow visitors to enjoy art and music side-by-side. Each concert is preceded by a brief talk related to the performance theme and, at the conclusion, guests are invited to take a tour of museum highlights. The Music at the Museum series is organized to present a broad repertoire accessible to audiences of all ages. 

Music at the Museum performances are FREE to the general public, but seating is limited.

"Pictures at an Exhibition"
Sunday, October 15 / 1:30 to 3:30pm
(Discussion: 1:30pm; Concert: 2pm; Tour: 3pm)

Join us for the first concert of the season. "Pictures at an Exhibition" features works by Modest Mussorgsky, Georgy Sviridov, and Sergei Prokofiev, performed by Sonya Headlam, soprano; Jeongseon Ellen Lee, piano; Chang Ho Lim, violin; and Marilia Caputo, piano. Following the concert, tour the new exhibition Commemorating the Russian Revolution, 1917/2017.

“Revolution – Music from a Time of Change”
Sunday, November 12 / 1:30 to 3:30pm
(Discussion: 1:30pm; Concert: 2pm; Tour: 3pm)

“Revolution – Music from a Time of Change” features works by Rodion Shchedrin, Sergei Prokofiev, and Dmitri Shostakovich, performed by Anna Keiserman, piano, and Jordan Enzinger, cello. Following the concert, tour the exhibition Commemorating the Russian Revolution, 1917/2017.

“Imagine that! Musical Depictions of Carnival Scenes, Fairy Tales, and Composers’ Favorite Pets”
Sunday, December 10 / 1:30 to 3:30pm
(Discussion: 1:30pm; Concert: 2pm; Tour: 3pm)

“Imagine that!” features selections for flute and guitar by Warin, Pryor, Schocker, Martin, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Krouse, performed by Michelle Grondin Gergich, flute; and Leighann Narum, classical guitar. Following the concert, tour the exhibition Cats vs. Dogs: Illustrations for Children’s Literature.

“Cello Adventures in French Music”
Sunday, February 18 / 1:30 to 3:30pm
(Discussion: 1:30pm; Concert: 2pm; Tour: 3pm)

“Cello Adventures in French Music” features selections for two cellos and piano by Jean-Baptiste Barrière, Camille Saint-Saëns, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy, and Jacques Offenbach, performed by Matthias Iff, cello; Hyojin Lee, cello; and Ahran Kate Kim, piano. Following the concert, tour the exhibition Set in Stone: Lithography in Paris.

French Romanticism - Music of Franck and Faure”
Sunday, March 11 / 1:30 to 3:30pm
(Discussion: 1:30pm; Concert: 2pm; Tour: 3pm)

“French Romanticism” features works for violin and piano by Cesar Franck and Gabriel Faure, performed by Sharon Gayoung Cho, violin; and Enriqueta Somarriba, piano. Following the concert, tour the exhibition Set in Stone: Lithography in Paris. 

Salon Series

“After Clara”
Sunday, October 1 / 2 pm

The theme "After Clara" features works by women composers who followed Clara Schumann, performed by the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra. The program begins with “String Quartet in E Flat” by Fanny Mendelssohn (Hensel), followed by Amy Beach’s “Quartet for Strings.” The program is rounded out with works by three contemporary composers: Libby Larsen’s “Emergence,” Jennifer Higdon’s “Sky Quartet,” and Caroline Shaw’s  “Limestone & Felt,” a duo for viola and cello. This free salon series features complimentary wine and cheese, conversation, and insightful comments by NBCO’s Artistic Director.    

NBCO’s Salons have become so popular that reservations are necessary to guarantee a seat. To reserve your spot, please visit http://newbrunswickchamberorchestra.org or email Semmlow@gmail.com with the number of attendees in your party. Walk-up attendees may be turned away at the door if all seats are full.