Vehicles of Time— Cage, Van & a Firebird

  • Deutsches Haus at NYU 42 Washington Mews New York, NY 10003 United States

This evening’s event will include a panel and performance of Beethoven’s beloved Spring Sonata, John Cage’s Four for string quartet and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite arranged for piano trio by the pianist Stephen Prutsman. Artistic Directors Ken-David & Melinda Lee Masur will lead a panel to include visual artists from the Measuring Time exhibit, Festival Lecturer Jan Caeyers and Festival musicians exploring how time and story are transported through music.


6:00— Private Art Exhibition Opening

6:30— Musical Performance and Festival Talks II | Panel Discussion on Measuring Time

Reception to follow


ART EXHIBITION

Artwork by Bill Beirne, Alexander Hahn, Harry Newman, Regula Rüegg, Silvelin von Scanzoni, and Ursula Schneider are featured in Deutsches Haus Arts and Friends: Measuring Time exhibition. Curated in conversation with this year’s Festival theme, the art explores various angles of “measuring time” including rhythm, memory, decay, waiting and aging.  


FESTIVAL TALKS II


Panel with Regula Rüegg, curator of the “Measuring Time” art exhibit, Beethoven scholar Jan Caeyers and Festival musicians exploring how time and story are transported through music. Led by Artistic Directors Melinda Lee Masur and Ken-David Masur


PROGRAM

Beethoven Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24
Cage Four
Stravinsky/Prutsman Firebird Suite for piano trio



This evening's reception sponsored by German International School New York