Arnold Schoenberg: Conservative Radical

Concert Series at Merkin Hall, NYC 1998.

Gathering performers such as conductor Robert Craft, violinist Rolf Schulte and clarinetist Charlie Neidich; speakers including conductor James Levine and composers Milton Babbitt and Charles Wuorinen; actor David Margulies and Arnold Schonberg's son, Larry, this three-day series was accompanied by an exhibition of photographs and reproductions of letters and music manuscripts put together by Schoenberg's daughter, Nuria.

The group that performed Chamber Symphony, Op. 9 went on to record it.

Tara Helen OConnor, flute/piccolo; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Melanie Feld, English horn; Charles Neidich, E -flat clarinet; Alan Kay, clarinet; Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet; Frank Morelli bassoon; Harry Searing, contra bassoon; William Purvis and Christopher Komer, french horn; Rolf Schulte and Carmit Zori violin; Toby Appel, viola; Fred Sherry, cello; Donald Palma, double bass

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