Performance Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 7:30 PM

Ensemble Connect

Weill Recital Hall
Ensemble Connect has workshopped with Steve Reich and Meredith Monk, been led by Sir Simon Rattle, and premiered works by the finest young composers of our day. The group of young musicians enters its second decade with can’t miss music making. To close its season at Carnegie Hall, Ensemble Connect performs Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire, a setting of poems for speaker and chamber ensemble, employing a hybrid of spoken and sung vocalization that gives the work a surreal quality.

Part of Salon Encores.


  • Ensemble Connect
    ·· Rosie Gallagher, Flute
    ·· Bixby Kennedy, Clarinet
    ·· Mika Sasaki, Piano
    ·· Rebecca Anderson, Violin
    ·· Mari Lee, Violin
    ·· Maren Rothfritz, Viola
    ·· Madeline Fayette, Cello
    ·· Julia Yang, Cello
  • Mellissa Hughes, Soprano


  • MOZART Divertimento in E-flat Major, K. 563
  • SCHOENBERG Pierrot lunaire
A program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education
Major funding has been provided by The Diller–von Furstenberg Family Foundation, Susan and Edward C. Forst and Goldman Sachs Gives, the Max H. Gluck Foundation, the Irving Harris Foundation, The Kovner Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., Phyllis and Charles Rosenthal, The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations, The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund, and Ernst & Young LLP.

Additional support has been provided by Nicola and Beatrice Bulgari, Barbara G. Fleischman, Leslie and Tom Maheras, Susan and Elihu Rose Foundation, Sarah Billinghurst Solomon and Howard Solomon, and Trust for Mutual Understanding.

Public support is provided by the New York City Department of Education, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Ensemble Connect is also supported, in part, by an endowment grant from The Kovner Foundation.
This performance is part of Ensemble Connect.