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    BCMS presents Musical Helios: Music of the Sun

    Presented by at MIT's Kresge Auditorium

    January 19, 2013


    BCMS presents Musical Helios: Music of the Sun

     The 2013 Winter Forum examines the image and use of the Sun in music, from Haydn’s “Sunrise” Quartet, viewed by many as the finest of his eighty-three quartets, to Debussy’s famous symphonic sketches of the sea and Hartke’s renaissance dances. There will be a talk  at 1:30pm before the performance and events free and open to the public throughout the month. 


    Haydn String Quartet in B-flat major, Hob. III:78, “Sunrise”

    Debussy La Mer (arr. for Piano Four Hands)

    Hartke King of the Sun (1988): Tableaux for Piano Quartet

    Respighi Il Tramonto (The Sunset) for Voice and String Quartet, P. 101

    Featured musicians:
    Karyl Ryczek, soprano
    Ida Levin, violin
    Harumi Rhodes, violin
    Marcus Thompson, viola
    Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
    Randall Hodgkinson, piano
    Mihae Lee, piano

    MIT's Kresge Auditorium

    48 Massachusetts Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02139

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Admission: General: $35; WGBH members & senior citizens: $32; Non-MIT students: $10; MIT students with MIT student ID at the door: free; MIT faculty and staff: 20% off of general admission.

    General Day and Time Info:

    The Winter Forum will begin at 1:30pm, with discussion from prominent scholars. The forum is free and open to the public.

    Phone: 617-349-0086

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