22 / 23 SEASON

For Longy’s 2022–2023 event season, we invite you to leave all preconceptions at home.

Musical experiences can have any starting point. Whether born of complex ideas, emotional impulses, or spontaneous inspiration, every music maker begins wherever they are—which is exactly where they need to be.

Just as there’s no right way, no single starting line for becoming a musician, composer, or performer, there’s no one correct entry point for us as the audience. There’s no required reading for experiencing a piece of music, no prerequisite understanding or context to bring with you to a musical experience. You come to it from wherever you are.

In relinquishing our ideas of what a musical experience should be, we open ourselves to receiving and internalizing music in a way that is unique and true to each of us.

Every artist, composer, and musician represented in this season’s program took a different path to arrive at Longy, detours and scenic routes included. We hope the stories on our stages this year inspire you to begin your own new journey, no matter where you start. Allow yourself to begin wherever you are.

When there’s no set path to follow, you become free to begin anywhere.

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Tales Told by Three | Solomiya Ivakhiv, violin; Jonathan Cohler, clarinet; Rasa Vitkauskaite, piano

Thursday • September 19, 2019   |   7:30 pm

Please join Boston’s premiere chamber music ensemble, Chamber Music Boston, for an evening of exciting and dynamic chamber music, including Mozart Kegelstatt, Bartok Contrasts and Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat. Chamber Music Boston’s debut concert at Longy features acclaimed clarinet soloist Jonathan Cohler, internationally distinguished violinist Dr. Solomiya Ivakhiv and multiple award winning pianist Rasa Vitkauskaite. Musicians will provide entertaining and informative introductions to each work.

Mozart Trio in E-flat Major “Kegelstatt”, K 498
Bartók Contrasts
Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat
and other works

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Thursday • September 19, 2019
7:30 pm
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Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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