of melody yet unknown
March 27, 2010
Very rarely, an artist emerges who transforms an art form forever. A revolutionary thinker and iconoclast for sure, Arnold Schoenberg nevertheless considered himself a successor in the tradition of Beethoven and Brahms. Join us as we explore paths to and from this pivotal figure, with his groundbreaking “Kammersymphonie” written in 1906, Beethoven’s Quintet for piano & winds, Brahms’ E-flat Major Viola Sonata, and ending with his student Leon Kirchner, perhaps the greatest living representative of his musical aesthetic.
Event Name: of melody yet unknown
Article: Schoenberg resonates through Chameleon Arts Ensemble
The Boston Globe - Mar 29, 2010
By Matthew Guerrieri
On paper, Saturday’s concert by the Chameleon Arts Ensemble looked downright Hegelian in its forward-directed music history, just under two...
On paper, Saturday’s concert by the Chameleon Arts Ensemble looked downright Hegelian in its forward-directed music history, just under two centuries’ worth of posited progress leading up to and growing out of the program’s formidable focal point, Arnold Schoenberg. But in practice, the performance proved marvelously multidirectional.