Chamber Music: Munch, Music, and the Modern WorldSunday, November 18 | 3 pm
East Building, Museum Auditorium
$10 Museum members, students; $50 Season tickets
$12 Nonmembers; $60 Season tickets
Kilbride/Kramer/Cyzewski/Burbage Ensemble: David Kilbride, violin; Jonathan Kramer, cello; Michael Cyzewski, clarinet; June Burbage, piano
Three veterans of the North Carolina Symphony, plus accomplished pianist June Burbage, offer another musical take on the intellectual currents that influenced Norwegian artist Edvard Munch.
Munch came of age during a time of creative ferment in European culture. Artists of the late 19th century sought more direct and authentic modes of expression. Arriving in Paris in 1889, Munch found inspiration in symbolist and postimpressionist experiments in color and form. In musical composition, especially in France, the spirit of the times is exquisitely reflected in the music of Debussy and Milhaud, whose work will be performed in this concert.
Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling the Museum Box Office, (919) 715-5923. Tickets may also be obtained from the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild by calling (919) 821-2030.
Docent-led tours of featured works of art are offered at 1:45 pm. Tour reservations: call (919) 664-6785.
Sights and Sounds on Sundays is funded, in part, by the City of Raleigh, based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission; and by the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, with funds from the United Arts Campaign; as well as by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.
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November 18, 2012