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ETHEL and Friends

Free with Museum admission

Ralph Farris, viola
Kip Jones, violin
Dorothy Lawson, cello
Corin Lee, violin

ETHEL and Friends is a music series specifically designed for the Museum's Balcony Bar.

ETHEL is one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field. With an eye on tradition and an ear to the future, ETHEL is a leading force in concert music's reengagement with musical vernaculars, fusing diverse traditions into a vibrant sound. Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group's signature, cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators will also make periodic appearances. Relax and enjoy cocktails and appetizers while looking out over the majestic Great Hall.

Saturday, August 19
American Modern Ensemble trio

Victoria Paterson, violin
Arthur Fiacco, cello
Amir Farid, piano

Works by Bolcom, Satie, Haydn, Joplin

Saturday, August 26
Pablo Cafici Trio

Sergio Reyes, violin
Rodrigo Aranjuelo, guitar
Pablo Cafici, piano

Works by Piazzolla, Ginastera, Salgan, Gismonti

Saturday, September 2


Ralph Farris, viola

Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kip Jones, violin
Corin Lee, violin


Works by Farris, Childs, Jones, Lawson

Saturday, September 9


Ralph Farris, viola

Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kip Jones, violin
Corin Lee, violin


Works by King, Morricone, Farris

Saturday, September 16

Adrianna Mateo & Accomplices

Adrianna Mateo, violin and loops

Charlie Rauh, guitar
Katherine Haroldson, cello
with special guests: Hathaways


Works by Matteo, McCarthy, Hathaways

Saturday, September 23

G-Sharp Duo

Emilie-Anne Gendron, violin

Yelena Grinberg, piano


Works by Scarlatti, Boccherini, Albeniz, Granados

Saturday, September 30

Trio CoRaDo

Corin Lee, violin

Ralph Farris, viola
Dorothy Lawson, cello


Works by Ibert, Brahms, Faure

Saturday, October 7

ETHEL with Laurence Hobgood

Ralph Farris, viola

Dorothy Lawson, cello
Kip Jones, violin
Corin Lee, violin
Laurence Hobgood, piano


Works by Hobgood, Morricone, Jones

Saturday, October 14


John Ragusa, flute

Jeremy Wall, piano


Works by Corea, Metheny, Evans, Wall

Saturday, October 21
The Laurence Hobgood Trio

Laurence Hobgood, piano
Matt Clohesy, bass
Jared Schonig, drums

Works by Porter, Wonder, Chopin, Hobgood

SaturdayOctober 29

JP Jofre's Hard Tango Chamber Band

JP Jofre, bandoneon

Eric Silberger, violin
Pablo Cafici, piano


Works by Jofre, Bach, Piazolla

For Friday night schedules, visit MetFridays
Programs are subject to change.

Above: ETHEL. Photo by Erin Patrice O'Brien

All Upcoming


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