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.

OCTOBER 2019

October 4 – 5
The Larch Soloists
Corin Lee, violin*
Performing original compositions

October 11 – 12
Pablo Cafici Trio
Pablo Cafici, piano
Machiko Ozawa , violin
Jisco Ok, cello
Performing original works and works by Jofre
and Piazzolla

October 18 – 19
ETHEL
Performing original works

October 25
Raja Rahman, piano
Performing works by Beethoven, Busoni, Bach, Debussy, and Schubert

October 26
ETHEL
Performing original works

NOVEMBER 2019

November 1 – 2
ETHEL
Performing original works

November 8 – 9
ETHEL
Performing original works

November 15 – 16
The Larch Soloists
Corin Lee, violin*
Performing original compositions

November 22 – 23
TBD

November 29 – 30
TBD

*Denotes members of ETHEL