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Curtis Presents: String Sextets

February 27, 7:30 pm8:30 pm.
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Curtis on Tour presents an evening with acclaimed violinist and Curtis faculty member Benjamin Beilman (’12)former Dover Quartet violist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt (’10, ’11’14), award-winning cellist Oliver Herbert (’19), and emerging professional artists from Curtis for the memorable evening of chamber music. This phenomenal sextet presents Richard Strauss’s richly scored Sextet from his luminous final opera Capriccio, Alban Berg’s colorful and chromatic transcription of his Piano Sonata in B minor, Johannes Brahms’s ethereal String Sextet No. 2 in G major, and a newly commissioned work composed by Curtis alumna Alyssa Weinberg (’16).