SUN, OCT 21, 2018

Beethoven, Bagels & Banter

The Broad Stage - The Edye


This popular series returns to satisfy your classical music cravings.  Curated by Robert Davidovici, winner of the Naumburg Competition and the Carnegie Hall International American Music Violin Competition, and featuring a mélange of world-class guest musicians, Beethoven, Bagels & Banter is the perfect way to spend a Sunday morning: with great  music, lively conversation and freshly made bagels.


Michele Zukovsky, clarinet
Robert Davidovici, violin
Robert deMaine, cello
Kevin Fitz-Gerald, piano
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Trio in B-flat major, Op.11
        I. Allegro con brio
        II. Adagio
        III. Tema: Pria ch’io l’impegno. Allegretto

Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Quartet for the End of Time (1941)
        I. Liturgie de cristal (“Crystal liturgy”)
        II. Vocalise, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps (“Vocalise, for the Angel who announces  the end of time”)
        III. Abîme des oiseau (“Abyss of birds”)
        IV. Intermède (“Interlude”)
        V. Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus (“Praise to the eternity of Jesus”)
        VI. Danse de la fureur, pour les sept trompettes (“Dance of fury, for the seven trumpets”)
        VII. Fouillis d'arcs-en-ciel, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps (“Tangle of rainbows, for the  Angel who announces the end of time)
        VIII. Louange à l'Immortalité de Jésus (“Praise to the immortality of Jesus”)
Program notes available here.

Beethoven, Bagels, and Banter made possible by a generous gift from Barbara Herman. 


Simone Dinnerstein
Takács Quartet