Performance Sunday, November 16, 2014 | 5 PM

The MET Chamber Ensemble

Weill Recital Hall
Music by composers who flourished in the cultural hothouse that was fin de siècle Vienna is presented in this program. Schoenberg looked back to old Vienna with his charming arrangement of Johann Strauss’s “Rosen aus dem Süden,” but looked far ahead to a daring new music with his melodrama Pierrot lunaire. This set of 21 poems for speaker and chamber ensemble employs a fascinating hybrid of spoken and sung vocalization that gives the work its mesmerizing surreal quality.

Part of Salon Encores.


  • The MET Chamber Ensemble
    James Levine, Artistic Director and Conductor
  • Kiera Duffy, Soprano


  • BERG Adagio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano from Chamber Concerto
  • BERG Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5
  • WEBERN Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7
  • J. STRAUSS "Rosen aus dem Süden," Op. 388 (arr. Schoenberg)
  • WEBERN Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano, Op. 11
  • SCHOENBERG Pierrot lunaire
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