James Levine Concert.


Music from Old Vienna.

  • The MET Chamber Ensemble performs.

Conductor and pianist James Levine has recovered, and on Sunday, November 16th we get to listen again to a concert by the ensemble he founded, the MET Chamber Ensemble.

All of the music to be performed at this concert is of Viennese origin, and it includes the following:


• Alban BERG: Adagio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano from the Chamber Concerto

• Alban BERG: Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5

• Anton Webern: Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op. 7

• Anton WEBERN: Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano, Op. 11

• Anton WEBERN: Variations for Piano, Op. 27

• Johann STRAUSS JR.: Rosen aus dem Süden, (Roses from the South), Op. 388 (arr. Schoenberg), as performed by American soprano Kiera Duffy.

• Arnold SCHOENBERG: “Pierrot lunaire


  • Weill Recital Hall; Carnegie Hall, in New York City.


  • Sunday, November 16th, at 5 PM

For tickets, please call: 212-247-7800

Enjoy this concert!

I have admired James Levine for many years. When I watch his face, particularly as he conducts the music of Mozart, his face lights up with pure joy. See if you are able to observe that joy in the following:

Here is James Levine, conducting the Overture to Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro”:




Tags: Concert, Event, James Levine, MET Ensemble, Berg, Webern, Strauss, Schoenberg, November 16th 2014