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If You Love for Beauty

  • St. Peter's Episcopal Church 346 West 20th Street New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

Celebrated sopranos Lucy Shelton and Marisa Karchin take us on an evening of poetry & music joined by Festival strings as well as all four 2019 pianists! Tonight’s highlights include a New York Premiere performance by Shulamit Ran, as well as three 2019 Festival Commissions by Helen Grime, Nicky Sohn and Helena Winkelman. Please click through the links to learn more about each of these brilliant female composers.

Click here for a sampling of Shulamit Ran’s music, which opens the night’s performance.

Shulamit Ran Love's Call (2016)
Helena Winkelman Three Poems by Lucian Blaga (2019)*
Helen Grime Sie liebten sich beide (2019)
Nicky Sohn If You Love For Beauty (2019)*
& selected pieces and songs by Clara & Robert Schumann

*World Premiere Performance

Piano | Andrea Lam, Robert Fleitz, Katsura Tanikawa, Melinda Lee Masur
Soprano | Lucy Shelton, Marisa Karchin
Violin | Helena Winkelman, Chloe Fedor, Yeajin Kim, Natsumi Tsuboi, Ryosuke Suho, Hasse Borup, Chloe Kiffer, Soo Yeon Kim, Mariella Haubs, Jocelyn Zhu, Minglun Liu
Viola | Maiko Takimoto, Jesus Rodolfo, Jeremy Kienbaum
Cello | Jonathan Butler, Angela Lee, Tatsuki Sasanuma
Double Bass | Mariya Andonova, Kaden Henderson
Conductor | Ken-David Masur