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
  • Soloists to be announced

Program

  • VIVALDI Concerto for Four Violins in B Minor, RV 580
  • BEETHOVEN Grosse Fuge, Op. 133
  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Concerto grosso
  • MICHAEL ABELS Delights and Dances
  • JIMMY LÓPEZ Concerto grosso (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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Public support for the 125 Commissions Project is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.
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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