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Outstanding young artists from the United States and abroad join the ranks of the illustrious musicians who performed in the series early in their careers, artists including Peter Serkin, Yo-Yo Ma, and the Guarneri String Quartet. The Schneider Concerts presents Exceptional Chamber Ensembles on the Verge of Major Careers
Outstanding young artists from the United States and abroad join the ranks of the illustrious musicians who performed in the series early in their careers, artists including Peter Serkin, Yo-Yo Ma, and the Guarneri String Quartet.
Alexander Schneider, founder and music director (1957–1993)
Music advisers: John Dalley, Pamela Frank,* Jennifer Koh, Jaime Laredo, Cho-Liang Lin,* Anthony McGill,* Kurt Muroki,* Tara O'Connor, Arnold Steinhardt, Michael Tree
Advisory committee members: Mark Epstein, Fiona Fein, Theodore Harris, Elisabeth Lorin, Frank Salomon, Linda Strommen,* Jani Tree, Helen Wright
*Alumni of the New York String Orchestra Seminar
All concerts take place at The New School's Auditorium, located at 66 West 12th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues).
Single tickets can be purchased at the hall one hour before each concert. Cash only.
Sunday, October 25, 2015, 2:00 p.m.Visit websiteProgram approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes, including intermission
Prize Winner, 2015 Wigmore Hall International String Quartet CompetitionMiho Saegusa and Zoë Martin-Doike, violin
Ayane Kozasa, viola; Karen Ouzounian, celloWolfgang Amadeus Mozart String Quartet in D Major, K. 575 (1789)Alban Berg String Quartet Op. 3 (1910)Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3 "Razumovsky" (1808)
Sunday, December 6, 2015, 2:00 p.m.Visit websiteProgram approximately 1 hours and 50 minutes, including intermission
Gold Medal, 2012 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
Ross Snyder and Michelle Lie, violin
Edwin Kaplan, viola; Serafim Smigelskiy, celloJohann Friedrich Fasch Sonata a quattro in D Minor (c. 1740)Caroline Shaw Punctum (2009)Caroline Shaw Entr'acte (a minuet and trio) (2011)Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20, No. 5 (1771)Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in C-sharp Minor, Op. 131 (1826)
Sunday, February 7, 2016, 2:00 p.m.Visit websiteProgram approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, including intermission
Grand Prize, 2014 Coleman Chamber Music Competition
and Dorothy Ro, violin
Abigail Rojansky, viola; Warren Hagerty, celloFranz Joseph Haydn String quartet to be announcedGyörgy Sándor Ligeti String Quartet No. 1 (1953-1954)Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet Op. 59, No. 2 in E Minor (1806)
Sunday, March 20, 2016, 2:00 p.m.Visit websiteProgram approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, including intermission
"Full-throttled performance" – Classicalsource.com
Kerstin Dill and Annette Walther, violin
Xandi van Dijk, viola; Thomas Schmitz, celloWolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio and Fugue, K. 546 in C Minor (1788)Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet No. 9, Op. 117 (1964)PL van Dijk "iinyembezi" (2000/2001)Anton Webern Langsamer Satz (1905)Ludwig van Beethoven Große Fuge, Op. 133 (1825)
Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:00 p.m.Visit website Program approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes, including intermission
"Invariably energetic ... finely burnished" – New York Times
Karla Donahew-Perez and Jessie Montgomery, violin
Paul Laraia, viola; Karlos Rodriguez, celloCharles Ives String Quartet No. 1 (c. 1897-1900)Osvaldo Golijov Tenebrae (2000)arr. Catalyst Quartet Canciones Latinas (2013)Jessie Montgomery Source Code (2013)Antonin Dvorak String Quartet No. 12, Op. 96 in F Major, (1893)
Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2:00 p.m.Visit website Program approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, including intermission
"The Horszowskis are power players" – Los Angeles Times
Jesse Mills, violin
Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
Rieko Aizawa, pianoLudwig van Beethoven Piano Trio in D Major, Op. 70, No. 1 (1809)Joan Tower "For Daniel" (2003)Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor (1875), with John Dalley, violin
New School Concerts
55 West 13th Street, room 929
New York, NY 10011
Founded at The New School in 1957 as New School Concerts, this series was renamed the Schneider Concerts in 1993 in honor of founding artistic director Alexander Schneider. Its mission is to provide exposure for outstanding emerging professional chamber artists and to present high-quality chamber music performances at modest ticket prices to ensure access for all New Yorkers.
The Schneider Concerts Series is made possible with support from the Alexander Schneider Foundation and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
$80: six-concert subscription
$75: five-concert subscriptionNote: Subscriptions can only be purchased by mail. Download the subscription form (PDF)
$18: General Admission
$16: Senior Admission
$5: Student standby tickets (ages 30 and under with school ID)Note: Distribution of student standby tickets depends on availability. They cannot be purchased in advance.CASH ONLY for single tickets purchased on the day of a concert
Purchase single tickets online.To purchase single tickets in person, visit the New School Box Office, 66 West 12th Street lobby. The box office is open Monday-Friday, 4:00-7:00 p.m., and one hour before a performance.
For questions about tickets, call 212.229.5873.
Facilities are wheelchair accessible.
Large-print programs are available upon request.
For assisted listening devices, call 212.229.5873.