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5.4.19 VISION- Radius Ensemble, Ensemble-in-Residence

Saturday • May 4, 2019   |   8:00 pm

HOLLAND – Alchemy for flute and cello
BEETHOVEN – Trio for flute, bassoon and piano
HARBISON – Six American Painters for oboe and strings
Plus a new work by Guggenheim Award-winner Laurie San Martin for all nine members of Radius Ensemble in celebration of Radius Ensemble’s twentieth anniversary

Inspired by painters whose works are displayed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, John Harbison’s Six American Painters encapsulates the emotional and visual experience of engaging with art. Boston composer John Harbison will be present for this concert, part of the city-wide recognition of his eightieth birthday. In Alchemy, Jonathan Bailey Holland probes the way instruments combine or meld their respective timbres, yet remain distinct. Ludwig van Beethoven was only sixteen years old when he wrote the trio for piano, flute and bassoon, likely for a local aristocrat to perform with his family. And finally, we celebrate our twentieth anniversary season with a new work by Guggenheim Award-winner Laurie San Martin for all nine members of Radius Ensemble.

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Please note: there is a $4 surcharge per ticket when purchased at the door.

Pictured: Laurie San Martin. Photo by Rudy Garibay




Saturday • May 4, 2019
8:00 pm


Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Thanks to our partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council and their “Card to Culture” program, Longy School of Music of Bard College can offer free tickets to many of our diverse and innovative performance offerings. See the full list of participating “Card to Culture” organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.