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    BCMS presents Menotti, Shostakovich & Schubert

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    May 12, 2013


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    BCMS presents Menotti, Shostakovich & Schubert

     The 30th season finale opens with Menotti's expressive and exciting Suite for Two Cellos and Piano. The Shostakovich Piano Quintet that follows received so much enthusiasm from the audience upon its premiere that the final two movements were performed again, a tradition sometimes observed today with enough prodding. The program concludes with arguably the greatest work in the chamber music repertoire, Schubert's String Quintet in C major. Composed just weeks before Schubert’s death in 1828 and not premiered until 22 years later, it continues to touch listeners in a very special and personal way.

    Program:
    Menotti Suite for Two Cellos and Piano

    Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Op. 57

    Schubert String Quintet in C major, D. 956


    Featured musicians:
    Ida Levin, violin
    Harumi Rhodes, violin
    Marcus Thompson, viola
    Ronald Thomas, cello
    Denis Brott, cello
    Mihae Lee, piano


    Sanders Theatre

    45 Quincy Street
    Memorial Hall, Harvard University
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:

    $35; Seniors & WGBH members: $3 off; Students: $10



    Phone: 617-349-0086

    Parking:

    Sanders Theatre/Memorial Hall is located at 45 Quincy Street, between Cambridge and Kirkland Streets in Cambridge, a 5 minute walk from Harvard Square.

    There is NO PARKING at Memorial Hall.

    For those traveling to Sanders Theatre by car, check the event listing to see which, if any, parking facility is available for the event you wish to attend.



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