Aaron Jay Kernis at the Chelsea Music Festival

Aaron Jay Kernis at the Chelsea Music Festival
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Visitors to the New York City's Chelsea neighborhood can enjoy several exciting performances during the Chelsea Music Festival, where Aaron Jay Kernis, a former denizen of the historic Hotel Chelsea, will serve as Composer-in-Residence. Focus this year is 'Bach333': exploring Johann Sebastian Bach’s legacy in the performing, culinary & visual arts 333 after his birth.
 
Listeners in Chelsea can experience several pieces by Kernis, as well as his new cadenza for a Bach 'Brandenburg'.
 
8 June
Superstar Etude No. 2 for piano and Musica Celestis for string orchestra
 
9 June
the premiere of an updated Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
 
11 June
Perpetual Chaconne for clarinet and string quartet
 
12 June
the choral setting of texts by Mechtild of Magdeburg, Effortlessly love flows
the New York premiere of First Club Date with cellist Matt Haimovitz
 
Tickets and more information: Chelsea Music Festival

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