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October 24, 2009: Soprano Hai-Ting Chinn & the Proteus Ensemble

Performing Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire"

Saturday, October 24, 2009 at 8 p.m.
McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center
Bard College at Simon's Rock

Preconcert talk with two members of the Proteus Ensemble
at 6:45 in the Liebowitz Theater.

proteus-chinnThe Proteus Ensemble, joined by soprano Hai-Ting Chinn, performs Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire" and other chamber music classics. Schoenberg's masterpiece of symbolism and surrealism is rarely performed owing to its challenges, but it is a specialty of these young, very talented musicians, and offers our audience the chance to become better acquainted with a seminal 20th century masterpiece.