CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Friday, October 13, 2017 | 7 PM

Sphinx Virtuosi

Concerti per Venti

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
String works from the Baroque to the present day are performed by the masterful young musicians of the Detroit-based Sphinx Organization. Vivaldi’s Concerto for Four Violins in B Minor is a virtuosic showpiece, while Beethoven’s Op. 133 masterpiece is a magnificent exploration of fugal writing. There’s also a new work by Jimmy López, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall, and much more.

Performers

  • Sphinx Virtuosi

Program

  • VIVALDI Concerto in B-flat Major for Violin, Cello, and Continuo, RV 547
  • BEETHOVEN Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Concerto grosso
  • MICHAEL ABELS Delights and Dances
  • JIMMY LÓPEZ Guardian of the Horizon: Concerto Grosso for Violin, Cello, and Strings (NY Premiere, co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
Lead support for the 125 Commissions Project is provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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Additional funding is provided by members of Carnegie Hall's Composer Club.
This performance is part of Weekends at Carnegie Hall.

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