Symposium 128-EMPIRE’S END
Sunday, 2 December 2018 @ 5:00pm
Monday, 3 December 2018 @ 7:00pm
Edward Elgar—Piano Quintet
Charles Villiers Stanford—Piano Quartet #2 (American premiere)
Shakespeare songs by Quilter, Finzi, and Gurney
We travel forward from London as a mecca for continental artists to the twilight of the metropolis as the center of an Empire. Beloved artists of Helicon join with newcomers to perform this last generation of romantic composers that embody the end of an era, a moment where the world stood on the edge of a cliff.