8/22 - Free Classical Music Concert in Central Park at the Naumberg Bandshell at 72nd Street!

HI all

We will be going to see an excellent classical music concert in Central Park, at the Naumberg Bandshell. Also, before and during the concert, people can bring dinner and eat together. I hope to see you for the event!

I will bring some light snacks for all, but please bring dinner if you want substantive food. We are meeting at 7pm if you want to come early and relax and eat your own dinner, 7:30 for the concert itself. Please bring a sheet or chair to sit on!

See you!


INFORMATION ON THE PROGRAM & THE CLASSICAL MUSIC PERFORMING GROUP


http://www.naumburgconcerts.org/artist.php?view=cal&cid=7133


The Knights
"If we are to talk about the future of classical music in America, sooner or later the Knights will come up" [Los Angeles Times]

Here is the website of the Knights, with samples of their performances
http://www.theknightsnyc.com/


PROGRAM


Eric Jacobsen, conductor


Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
Overture to 'Rosamunde', D.644 (1820)

Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Am Grabe Richard Wagners, S. 135 (1883)

Franz Schubert/Liova (1797–1828)
Gretchen am Spinnrade, Op.2, D.118, (1814)
(Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel)

Franz Schubert/C. Jacobsen (1797–1828)
Des Baches Wiegenlied from Die Schöne Müllerin (1815)
(The Brook's Lullaby from The Lovely Miller Maiden)

Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
From the Cradle to the Grave, Symphonic Poem No. 13 (1848-58)

INTERMISSION

Franz Liszt/The Knights (1811–1886)
Freudvoll und Leidvoll (1844-49)

Franz Schubert (1797–1828)
'Unfinished' Symphony in B minor, D.759 (1822)
Allegro moderato
Andante con moto
Liszt/The Knights (1811–1886)
Hungarian Rhapsody (1847)

Hope to see you at the event! See below for all of the specifics!

WEATHER AND RAIN

RAIN IN THE FORECAST WILL CANCEL THE EVENT. I will send a note out on Sunday to those coming with a weather update. The concert has no rain date, however, and is the last one of the season.


EVENT DATE: MONDAY, August 22

TIME: 7:00 PM for if you want to come and bring along your own dinner, 7:30 PM for the CONCERT. The concert should be over by 9/9:30 PM.

LOCATION:

Naumberg Bandshell, on the Concert Ground in Central Park - mid park, enter at 72nd street on either side of the park - its right near the Central Park Summerstage


Arrive early, find a spot, bring a picnic! Bring your own blankets. They do have chairs, but they often get used up.

We will be in the grassy area a few hundred feet BEHIND the area of the chairs, near a statue about 100 ft away. It’s on a very small hill, behind a small railing/fence.


Here is a google map link to the location


http://maps.google.com/maps/place?q=naumberg+bandshell+central+park&hl=en&cid=5684254793656536773

COST: Free! I will also have some snacks on hand, but bring your own dinner!

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Dinner, a blanket or chair, drinks,

I will be supplying some snacks, but bring dinner if you want to have some 'real food'.

DIRECTIONS


RSVP NO LATER THAN Sunday, AUGUST 21, SO I HAVE A SENSE OF NUMBERS FOR SAVING SPOTS AND SNACKS!


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