CHIARA STRING QUARTET: Haydn's "Seven Last Words of Christ"
Haydn's timeless masterpiece of spiritual music was conceived as a multimedia event combining special lighting, spoken words, and music. On Saturday, February 17 at 8 PM the highly acclaimed Chiara String Quartet will recreate the candlelit ambience of the 1787 premiere in Cádiz's Chapel of Santa Cueva.
At 7:00 PM, Artistic Director Michael Parloff will introduce the work and its history in a half-hour multimedia lecture., The concert itself will begin at 8 PM.
"The performances had shape and grace and ample room to breathe, but they never lacked mystery or intensity."
- The Boston Globe
"The Chiara's deeply personalized performance felt so vital"
- The New York Times
Joseph Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ for string quartet
Please note that SEATING IS OPEN for the concert and the preconcert talk. Doors will open for the preconcert lecture at approximately 6:30 PM.
West Side Presbyterian Church (View)
6 South Monroe Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
|Minimum Age: 8|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|