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The Met Museum

December 2021

Beethoven & Cristofori

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

DECEMBER 5, 2021 Sunday at 2 PM Part of TŌN's Sight & Sound series In the hit series Sight & Sound, conductor and music historian Leon Botstein explores the parallels between orchestral music and the visual arts. A discussion is accompanied by on-screen artworks and musical excerpts performed by The Orchestra Now, followed by a full performance and audience Q&A. At the dawn of the 18th century, Italian instrument maker Bartolomeo Cristofori created the world’s first successful hammer-action keyboard instrument,…

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February 2022

Stravinsky, Picasso, and Cubism

February 20, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FEBRUARY 20, 2022 Sunday at 2 PM Part of TŌN's Sight & Sound series In the hit series Sight & Sound, conductor and music historian Leon Botstein explores the parallels between orchestral music and the visual arts. A discussion is accompanied by on-screen artworks and musical excerpts performed by The Orchestra Now, followed by a full performance and audience Q&A. Igor Stravinsky fled the Russian Revolution and ultimately settled in Paris in the 1920s. He formed close friendships with contemporary…

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April 2022

Dvořák, MacDowell & Delacroix

April 10, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

APRIL 10, 2022 Sunday at 2 PM Part of TŌN's Sight & Sound series In the hit series Sight & Sound, conductor and music historian Leon Botstein explores the parallels between orchestral music and the visual arts. A discussion is accompanied by on-screen artworks and musical excerpts performed by The Orchestra Now, followed by a full performance and audience Q&A. From their earliest encounters in the New World, Europeans were mesmerized by the indigenous peoples of North America. In the…

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