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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, April 29
ETHEL

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

Works by Jones, Kline, Lawson, Glass, Farris

Saturday, May 6
JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band

JP Jofre, bandoneon
Ji In Yang, violin
Wendy Law, cello
Christopher Johnson, double bass
Pablo Cafici, piano

Works by Jofre, Piazzolla, Federico

Saturday, May 13
riverrun

John Ragusa, flute
Jeremy Wall, piano

Works by Wall, Jarrett, Shorter, Gismonti, Lyra

Saturday, May 20
ETHEL

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

Works by Lee, Lawson, Farris, Morricone

Saturday, May 26
Delgani Quartet

Eric Alterman, cello
Kimberlee Uwate, viola
Wyatt True, violin
Jannie Wei, violin

Works by Ravel, Harrison, Tse, McQuilken

Saturday, June 3
ETHEL

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

Works by Jones, Kline, Lawson, Glass, Farris

Saturday, June 10
ETHEL

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

Works by Childs, Morricone, Lawson, Lee

Saturday, June 17
Metcalf-Varga Duo

Laura Metcalf, cello
Matei Varga, piano

Works by Visconti, Burhans, Ridenour, Martinu

Saturday, June 24
JP Jofre Hard Tango Chamber Band

JP Jofre, bandoneon
Eric Silberger, violin
Amy Kang, cello
Pablo Cafici, piano
Chris Johnson, double bass

Works by Jofre, Piazzolla, Federico

Saturday, July 1
Flutronix

Allison Loggins-Hull, flute
Nathalie Joachim, flute

Works by Flutronix


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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