It's time for the next FREE classical music concert for the spring season at the New England Conservatory of Music!
Tonight, professor Paul Biss conducts the NEC Philharmonia in a program featuring Mendelssohn's violin concerto, Tchaikovsky's 6th symphony, & a work by Christopher Rouse. (Listen to excerpts below; the names in the list link to youtube performances of the works.)
For more information about this concert, visit http://necmusic.edu/nec-philharmonia-biss .
Let's meet up at no later than 7:30pm, so the group can grab a bunch of seats together when the doors open, and then socialize before the concert. We will probably end up sitting in the back of the center section in the main hall, as they usually don't open the balcony for these concerts.
Directions to Jordan Hall:
The hall is located at the corner of Huntington and Gainsborough streets (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=jordan+Hall,+Boston+MA&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=59.467068,135.263672&ie=UTF8&ll=42.342781,-71.085577&spn=0.006883,0.020599&z=17), about a block south of the Symphony T stop on the Green Line. It's also close to the Mass Ave station on the Orange line. Look for the building with the YMCA sign on top of it as you walk down Huntington Ave--it's near that building. The main entrance is reached from Gainsborough Street.
This evening's program will include:
Mendelssohn: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4iR-2o_pKk) Violin Concerto (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4iR-2o_pKk) Tchaikovsky: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhhsTBQzw5k) Symphony No. 6 ("Pathétique") (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhhsTBQzw5k) Christopher Rouse: (http://www.amazon.com/Phantasmata-II-The-Infernal-Machine/dp/B00122BDYW) Infernal Machine (http://www.amazon.com/Phantasmata-II-The-Infernal-Machine/dp/B00122BDYW) (Sorry folks; this one isn't on youtube, but there is a sample play on Amazon if you follow the link...)