VC LIVE | Naumburg Foundation & The Town Hall Celebrating 50 Years of Chamber Music

Tune in at 7:00 PM (ET) on Monday 11th of October for a historic concert celebrating 50 Years of Chamber Music with the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and The Town Hall


We’re coming to you from The New York City Town Hall for the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation and The Town Hall Celebration of 50 Years of Chamber Music.

Tonight's program features a historic lineup of past award winners including the American, Brentano, Pacifica, Telegraph and Emerson String Quartets, Eighth Blackbird, soprano Dawn Upshaw, pianist Anton Nel, and clarinetist Charlie Neidich — as well as speeches by Robert Mann and John Corigliano.





Brentano String Quartet

  • Haydn | String Quartet in F minor Op. 20 No. 5

Pacifica Quartet

  • Prokofiev | String Quartet No, 2 in F Major Op. 92 | Allegro

American String Quartet & Anton Nel

  • Brahms | Quintet in F minor Op. 34 | Scherzo: Andante, Finale: Poco sostenuto – Allegro non troppo-Presto, non troppo

Remarks — John Corigliano

Eighth Blackbird & Dawn Upshaw

  • Holly Harrison | Lobster Tales and Turtle Soup
  • Tom Albert | Thirteen Ways, VIII: Steady, Rhythmic
  • Gustav Santaolalla |  Suéltate las Cintas (Arr. Duvall)

Telegraph Quartet & Charles Neidich

  • Mozart | Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K.581 | Larghetto, Allegretto con variazioni

Emerson String Quartet

  • Bartók | String Quartet No. 3