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Music Series with Carnegie Hall: August 11

August 11, 2021 | 6 - 7 PM

Music Series with Carnegie Hall: August 11


In collaboration with Carnegie Hall, Music on the Green is a free, unticketed concert series inspired by Maya Lin’s Ghost Forest that brings artists from the Hall’s Ensemble Connect to reflect on the themes of the exhibition.

Concerts are held every Wednesday from July 7 through August 11 at 6 – 7 PM on the Oval Lawn. Limited seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Program is rain or shine.


On Wednesday, August 11 from 6 – 7 PM, experience an engaging musical performance on woodwind instruments. Participating musicians include Amir Farsi, flute; Stuart Breczinski, oboe; Yasmina Spiegelberg, clarinet; Nik Hooks, bassoon; and Cort Roberts, horn.

The program includes:

  • Hannah Lash, Selections from Leander and Hero
  • Amy Beach, Pastorale for Wind Quintet, Op. 151
  • György Ligeti, Selections from Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
  • Darius Milhaud,“La maousinglade” from La Cheminee du roi Rene, Op. 205
  • Crawford-Seeger, Lento rubato from Suite for Wind Quintet
  • Georg Philip Telemann, Affettuoso from Trio Sonata in D Minor
  • Paul Hindemith, Ruhig und einfach from Kleine Kammermusik, Op. 24, No. 2
  • Valerie Coleman,“Vocalise” from Afro-cuban Concerto
  • Nicole Buetti,“Sunrise” from Reflections of Assisi
  • Astor Piazzolla, Milonga sin palabras
  • John Harbison, Romanza from Wind Quintet
  • Ferenc Farkas, Andante espressivo from Serenade for Woodwind Quintet
  • Carl Nielsen, Praeludium from Wind Quintet, Op. 43
  • William Grant Still,“Yaravi” from Miniatures
  • Hans Abrahamsen, Walden

Leadership support for Ghost Forest and accompanying public programs is generously provided by The Ruth Stanton Foundation.

Music on the Green is made possible by generous support from ABS Partners Real Estate, LLC, Con Edison, and Eataly.

Music on the Green is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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