MET RESIDENCY

ETHEL and Friends is a music series specifically designed for the Museum’s Balcony Bar. ETHEL is one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field. With an eye on tradition and an ear to the future, ETHEL is a leading force in concert music’s re-engagement with musical vernaculars, fusing diverse traditions into a vibrant sound. Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group’s signature, cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators will also make periodic appearances. Relax and enjoy cocktails and appetizers while looking out over the majestic Great Hall.

All performances are from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

JULY 2018

July 6-7
JP Jofre Trio
JP Jofre, bandoneon
Rachel Lee, violin
Pablo Estigarribia, piano
Works by Jofre, Piazzolla, Messiaen

July 13-14
Transatlantic Piano Duo
Evelyn Ulex, piano
Pablo Lavandera, piano
Works by Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Gershwin, Piazzolla

July 20-21
Raja Rahman, piano
Works by Piazzolla, Gardel, Mancini and Gershwin

July 27-28
Quartetto Tomassini
Patrisa Tomassini, violin
Lorenza, Ponce, violin
Ina Paris, viola
Nelly Rocha, cello
Works by Piazzolla, Gardel, Mancini and Gershwin

AUGUST 2018

August 3-4
Fernando Otero, piano
Works by Villoldo, Ramirez, Ginastera, Villarejo

August 10-11
Ulex-Lavandera Piano Duo
Evelyn Ulex, piano
Pablo Lavandera, piano
Works by Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Gershwin, Piazzolla

August 17-18
Dorothy & Yelena
Dorothy Lawson, cello*
Yelena Grinberg, piano
Works by Bach, Beethoven, Faure

August 24-25
Raja Rahman, piano
Works by Piazzolla, Gardel, Mancini and Gershwin

August 31-September 1
Dorothy & Yelena
Dorothy Lawson, cello*
Yelena Grinberg, piano
Works by Bach, Beethoven, Faure