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Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University

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36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
973-408-3600 www.drew.edu/chs/events

February 2020

CMS Concert: Piano and Winds

February 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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$60

Pre-concert chat at 7:15 pm The Hungarian György Ligeti was one of the 20th century’s greatest musical innovators. His effervescent Six Bagatelles for wind quintet connected the music of his great influence, Bartók, to the language of the future. This outstanding collection of internationally-renowned wind players, joined by pianist Michael Brown, offers wind ensemble classics of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. --- If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to Drew University Concert Hall at 973-408-3176

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March 2020

CMS Concert: Transcendence

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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$60

Pre-concert chat at 7:15 pm --- “I saw a mighty angel descend from heaven, clad in mist.” So begins Olivier Messiaen’s introduction to this work, composed and premiered in a prisoner of war camp, which transcends its medium to become one of music’s most powerful, life-changing experiences. Brahms in his most introspective mood, and Stravinsky nodding to the Classical style, lead to Messiaen’s mesmerizing, mystical depiction of the apocalypse, amid bird calls, the sound of seven trumpets, and a final,…

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April 2020

da Camera Concert: Contrasts

April 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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$35

Amy Yang, Piano Amy Yang, hailed by the Washington Post as a “jaw-dropping pianist who the show ... with effortless finesse,” returns to Drew with an impressive repetoire and skill. The 19th century was the age of the solo piano, and this program of mostly Romantic piano music promises a stunning performance. The exception is Avner Dorman’s (2014) three intermezzi “After Brahms”, written in reaction to Brahms’ own Three intermezzi of 1892. By programming Brahms’ and Dorman’s respective movements side-by-side…

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