Carnegie Hall Citywide – Catalyst Quartet’s “Uncovered” – Sunday, November 17,
“Classical Interludes” returns for its 13th season, providing free access to renowned chamber music ensembles, all with an emphasis on connecting with a contemporary audience. Performances take place on Sundays at 4:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. “Uncovered” presents the music of African American composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson in concert. The event is taking place in response to the 400th commemoration of the first slave ships arriving in America and the impact of African Americans on music. Presented in partnership with Carnegie Hall.
Turtle Island Quartet – Sunday, November 24
Continuing the observation of the 400th anniversary of the first slave ships arriving in America, Turtle Island Quartet presents their Grammy Award-winning project A Love Supreme: The Music of John Coltrane.
BPL Chamber Players – Sunday, December 15
Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola) Roberta Cooper (cello) and Peter Weitzner (double bass) perform a repertoire to be announced at a later date.Classical Interludes, part of BPL Presents programming, continues the libraries ongoing work expanding the role of libraries for the 21st century and its commitment to provide access to educational, economic, and cultural enrichment opportunities of the highest quality to the 2.6 million individuals who make Brooklyn home.