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It's Time to Renew Your Tuesday Matinees Subscription for 2018-19!

Tuesday, October 09, 2018  |  2:00pm


Renew your subscription early and see all seven concerts for only $98. That's just $14 per concert - save 30%!

CLICK HERE to renew your 7-concert subscription online.
You can also review by phone at 212 501 3330 or in person at Merkin Concert Hall.
4-concert flex subscriptions may be renewed by phone or in person.

Experience the New Stars of Classical Music in 2018-19!

Tue, Oct 9, 2018, 2 pm

“superlative musicianship and beautiful sound” – The Washington Post
“breathtaking confidence…magnificent tone…expert phrasing”  – The Juilliard Journal

Winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and the 2011 International Tchaikovsky Competition, Itamar Zorman has also won first prize at the 2010 International Violin Competition of Freiburg and the Juilliard Berg Concerto Competition. He has performed as soloist with orchestra at venues such as Carnegie Hall, Amsterdam's Concertgebouw and Japan’s Suntory Hall. Watch Itamar perform.

Tue, Nov 6, 2018, 2 pm

“He brought narrative sweep and youthful abandon to the piece, along with power, poetry and formidable technique.”  – The New York Times

First Prize Winner at the Young Concert Artists Auditions, Hungarian pianist Daniel Lebhardt has performed throughout the U.S. and the U.K at venues such as London's Wigmore Hall, the BBC Proms and the Musée du Louvre in Paris. He recently won the Young Classical Artists Trust Auditions in London and the Most Promising Pianist Prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia. Watch Daniel perform.

Multipiano Ensemble + Tremolo Percussion Ensemble
Tue, Dec 4, 2018, 2 pm

“Admirable technical purity and chamber feeling…Polished, powerful and stylized interpretations…
Immaculate…refreshing…outstanding…hard to resist…” 
La Nacion

This unique collaboration of two outstanding award-winning Israeli ensembles includes some of the best of the young generation of Israeli pianists and percussionists. The program features colorful and virtuosic renditions of orchestral and operatic works by Ravel, Bizet-Schedrin and Holst. Watch Multipiano perform.

Tue, Jan 8, 2019, 2 pm

“polished playing, good ensemble, and clear phrasing...with impressive power…”
                                                                                         – New York Classical Review

Praised for playing with “supreme melodic control and total authority” and “decided dramatic impact” (Calgary Herald), the Argus Quartet has quickly emerged as one of today’s most dynamic and versatile young ensembles, winning First Prize at both the 2017 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition and the 2017 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition. They are currently the Graduate Quartet-in-Residence at The Juilliard School. Watch Argus Quartet perform.

Tue, Feb 5, 2019, 2 pm

“lovely lyricism and rhythmic inflection…Cadenzas were beautifully rendered and infused with playfulness, sighs and effortless double- and triple-stops…she projected Mozart’s elegance with warmth and conviction."  artsBHAM

Recipient of a 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grant, Silver Medalist in the 9th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, and winner of the 2012 Naumburg International Violin Competition, Tessa Lark is praised by critics and audiences for her astounding range of sounds, technical agility and captivating interpretations.

Tue, Apr 9, 2019, 2 pm

“an extraordinary musical nature of a first class, gifted with a technique of the highest level…Full of delicacy and spirit…we are in presence of a grand pianist.”  – Il Chittadino di Monza

Praised by critics as a “virtuoso, impetuous, passionate and mature pianist of great musicality” (Santa Riu) and a “master of piano” (Auditorium), Marianna Prjevalskaya captivates audiences with emotional intensity, maturity, richness and beauty of tone. She has appeared as soloist with orchestras in the U.S. and abroad including the Cincinnati, Korean and National Lithuanian Symphony Orchestras. Watch Marianna perform.

Tue, May 7, 2019, 2 pm

“fiery and gorgeous”  –  Opera News

First Prize and Audience Choice winner at Sweden’s 2014 Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition, Chrystal E. Williams has been described by leading critics as “strong and so assured,” “lithely negotiating the coloratura demands before descending into a robust low register,” and “poised, polished, in complete command of the vocal calisthenics.” She is a winner of Astral’s 2014 National Auditions.

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