Haydn’s Maria Theresa

NOVEMBER 14, 2020
Saturday at 5:30 PM

Join us for three 20th-century works that all premiered in the U.S.—including the rarely heard Scherzi musicali of African American composer Ulysses Kay, who taught at Lehman College in the Bronx for twenty years—along with Haydn‘s regal Maria Theresa Symphony, performed for the Holy Roman Empress in 1773.

Program

Varèse Hyperprism

Hindemith Concert Music for Piano, Brass, and Harps

Ulysses Kay Scherzi musicali

Haydn Symphony No. 48, Maria Theresa

Program Detail

>Read the program

Brief remarks by TŌN violinist Jacques Gadway

Edgard Varèse Hyperprism
Leon Botstein conductor
5 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN horn player Steven Harmon

Brief remarks by TŌN trumpet player Guillermo García Cuesta

Paul Hindemith Concert Music for Piano, Brass, and Harps
Leon Botstein conductor
Blair McMillen piano
25 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN tuba player Jarrod Briley

Brief remarks by TŌN cellist Kelly Knox

Ulysses Kay Scherzi musicali
Andrés Rivas conductor
21 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN horn player Ser Konvalin

Brief remarks by TŌN violinist Dillon Robb

Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 48, Maria Theresa
Leon Botstein conductor
30 min
>Read the concert notes, written by TŌN cellist Pecos Singer

All timings are approximate.

Sample the Music

Varèse Hyperprism

Hindemith Concert Music for Piano, Brass, and Harps

Ulysses Kay Scherzi musicali

Haydn Symphony No. 48, Maria Theresa

Leon Botstein photo by David DeNee