PBS presents “Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece”, with Emily D’Angelo

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This Friday, September 6, 2019, PBS will be broadcasting live Lincoln Center’s delicious program “Odyssey: The Chamber Music Society in Greece”.

The 2018 Chamber Music Society (CMS) site specific performances at Lincoln Center in Greece’s most beloved locations are paired with CMS lead musicians to present a storytelling experience rich in music and history. culture.

Featured CMS mezzo soprano artist Emily D’Angelo performs with world renowned artistic director and pianist Wu Han in Ravel’s “Five Greek Folk Tunes” at the legendary Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.

“It was my first time in Greece and it was absolutely beautiful, D’Angelo told OperaWire. “Music is an integral part of this culture and being able to experience and be a part of it was very special. The spectators who came backstage after the performance really enjoyed it. It was a pleasant and well received atmosphere. This is the first time for PBS to go abroad for the Chamber Music Society and see colleagues together, most of whom have never met, get to meet and perform in an unexpected and high place. level was very cool.

Artists such as violinists Aaron Boyd, Sean Lee, Arnaud Sussmann and Danbi Um are also represented; violists Matthew Lipman and Paul Neubauer; cellists Dmitri Atapine and David Finckel; and flautist Tara Helen O’Connor.

The show will also feature chamber music by Beethoven, Bach, Mendelssohn and “Syrinx” by Debussy. George Tsontakis, a contemporary American composer of Greek origin, is also on the program of his 2001 “Selection of Trinkets for Violin and Viola”.

This performance is also available on CD, released September 3, exclusively through CMS.

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