Saturday, July 14, 2018

In memory of Robert Mann (1920-2018)
Past event (2018)

Masterclass: Donald Weilerstein, violin

Saturday, July 14 | 10:30am

"Speak the Music", A documentary about Robert Mann

Saturday, July 14 | 5:00pm

In this compelling documentary, Oscar‐winning director Allan Miller gives us an intimate look at the musical life of violinist Robert Mann. Founding member and first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet, for over 50 years Mann was and continues to be one of the most important figures in chamber music. The documentary includes rare footage of Juilliard String Quartet performances, Mann’s renowned coaching sessions, and interviews with many of classical music’s greatest performers, all revealing Mann’s profound influence as a chamber musician, teacher, and composer. Featuring Seiji Ozawa, Itzhak Perlman, Joel Krosnick, Elliott Carter, Stephen Hough and others. View trailer

Nicholas Mann will lead a discussion with the audience after the film's conclusion.

Co-presented by Yellow Barn and Next Stage

Pre-Concert Dinner

Saturday, July 14 | 6:30pm

Yellow Barn Concert: Honoring Robert Mann

Saturday, July 14 | 8:00pm
Works by Schumann, Bach, Mann, Dvořák, and Schubert

Robert Schumann (1810-1856) Mondnacht from Liederkreis, Op.39 (arr. Colin Matthews) (1840)
Mark Hill, oboe; Violaine Melançon, violin; Emily Brandenburg, viola; Sein Lee, cello

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Contrapunctus 11 from The Art of the Fugue, BWV 1080 (1742)
Leonard Fu, Magdalena Filipczak, violins; Nicholas Mann, viola; Coleman Itzkoff, cello

Robert Mann (1920-2018) The Little Red Hen variations for narrator and string quartet (1959)
Lucy Shelton, narrator; Leonard Fu, Magdalena Filipczak, violins; Nicholas Mann, viola; Coleman Itzkoff, cello

Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) Piano Trio in G Minor, Op.26 (1876)
Peter Frankl, piano; Violaine Melançon, violin; Edvard Pogossian, cello


Franz Schubert (1797-1828) String Quintet in C Major, D.956 (1828)
Donald Weilerstein, Brian Hong, violins; Roger Tapping, viola; Sein Lee, Sarah Rommel, cellos