New Voices from the 1930s

MAY 7 & 8, 2022
Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday at 2 PM

Leon Botstein unearths more rarely-heard masterpieces in this concert spotlighting works from the late 1930s, including William Grant Still’s evocative portrait of enslaved people taking refuge while seeking freedom, and Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s commentary on conditions under the Nazi regime. These works are performed alongside Carlos Chávez’s virtuosic Piano Concerto and Witold Lutosławski’s adventurous Symphonic Variations.

Program

William Grant Still Dismal Swamp

Carlos Chávez Piano Concerto

Witold Lutosławski Symphonic Variations

Karl Amadeus Hartmann Symphony No. 1, Essay for a Requiem

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Program Detail

The concert will last approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

William Grant Still Dismal Swamp
Frank Corliss piano
14 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Carlos Chávez Piano Concerto
Gilles Vonsattel piano
14 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Witold Lutosławski Symphonic Variations
9 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Karl Amadeus Hartmann Symphony No. 1, Essay for a Requiem
30 min

All timings are approximate. Program and artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

William Grant Still Dismal Swamp

Carlos Chávez Piano Concerto

Witold Lutosławski Symphonic Variations

Karl Amadeus Hartmann Symphony No. 1, Essay for a Requiem

Photo: Carlos Chávez

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