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 January and February performances are from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM.

JANUARY 2018

Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6
JP Jofre’s Hard Tango Chamber Band
JP Jofre, bandoneon
Steven Beck, piano
Jeremias Sergiani, violin
Works by Piazzola, Federico and Jofre

Friday, January 12 and Saturday, January 13
ETHEL
Ralph Farris, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kip Jones, violin
Corin Lee, violin
Works by Lawson, Childs, Jones, Lee and Farris

Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20
American Modern Ensemble Trio
Victoria Paterson, violin
Alon Bisk, cello
Amir Farid, piano
Works by Berstein, Bolcom, Joplin and Glass

Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27
Loggins-Gookin Duo
Allison Loggins – Hull, flute
Amanda Gookin, cello
Works by Villa-Lobos, Balter and Joyce

FEBRUARY 2018

Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3
Mivos Quartet
Olivia de Prato, violin
Lauren Cauley, violin
Victor Lowrie, viola
Mariel Roberts, cello
Works by Mazzoli, Beethoven, Ferneyhough and Gubaidulina

Friday, February 9 and Saturday, February 10
Laurence Hobgood Trio
Laurence Hobgood, piano
Jared Schonig, drums
Matthew Clohesy, bass
Works by Gershwin, Chopin, Sting and Wonder

Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17
ETHEL
Ralph Farris, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kip Jones, violin
Corin Lee, violin
Works by Lee, Jones, Lawson, Farris and Kline

Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24
ETHEL
Ralph Farris, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kip Jones, violin
Corin Lee, violin
Works by Morricone, Zarvos and Owens