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    300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
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    • Thursday September 30th 2021 at 5:00pm to Monday January 24th 2022 at 9:00pm

    Sunday, January 23, 2022 2:30 pm
    PERELMAN THEATER

    Monday, January 24, 2022 7:30 pm
    PERELMAN THEATER

    David Hayes
    Conductor

    John Matthew Myers
    Tenor

    Adolphus Hailstork Essay for Strings

    Benjamin Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings

    Franz Schubert Death and the Maiden

    Hailstork’s “Essay for Strings” brings a beautiful spirit of memoriam and celebration while Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden”, his famous 14th String Quartet arranged here for string orchestra, is the composer's almost programmatic working through his own impending death. Filled with driving rhythms, lyrical beauty, and a deadly tarantella, this work stands as one of the greatest masterpieces of all nineteenth-century chamber music. Tenor John Matthew Myers, declared an “artist to watch” by Opera News, performs Britten's formidable Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings – a both sinister and serene rumination on the nature of nighttime and mortality written alongside his opera Peter G

    Accessibility Information

    Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required to attend this performance.
    TICKETS
    $29 - $104
    CONTACT
    Kimmel Center
    215-893-1999

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