A Far Cry Presents “Berlin”

Top Pick February 1, 2020 Boston $5.00 - $25.00
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A Far Cry (Photo by Yoon S. Byun)
A Far Cry (Photo by Yoon S. Byun)

This season, Boston’s Grammy-nominated, self-conducted chamber orchestra A Far Cry dedicates its series “Chamber Music with the Criers” to exploring “degenerate” music, music that was suppressed, segregated and banned during the Third Reich.

For our upcoming program, “Berlin,” AFC travels back in time to present a salon-style chamber music program that could have been heard in 1929 Berlin. Before WWII, Berlin was a lively cultural center—it would be impossible for these three composers to predict that their music would be considered as degenerate by the Nazis a few years later. Here, the musicians (known as “criers”) perform rarely heard jewels from a pre-war era that evoke the humor and passion of these master composers.

Program:

Paul Hindemith
Overture to “The Flying Dutchman” Played Badly at 7AM

Paul Hindemith
8 Pieces for String Quintet, Op. 44, No. 3

Kurt Weill
Quartet in B Minor

Paul Juon
Piano Sextet, Op. 22

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When
Saturday, February 1, 2020, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
* Registration closes on February 1st at 4:00 pm
Where
St. John’s Episcopal Church
1 Roanoke Ave
Boston, MA 02130
Price
$25.00 Per adult
$20.00 Per senior
$10.00 Per student
$5.00 Per EBT card holder
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