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Free Wigmore Hall Concert Tuesday 1 PM GMT: Berg’s Lyric Suite

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Alban Berg

Don’t miss the next free livestream concert from Wigmore Hall, Tuesday, 10 May 2016 at 1 PM GMT (8 AM EDT—start your day with music, America!)

The livesteam will present “Inside the Score: Berg’s Lyric Suite.”  It is described as “a visually and musically illustrated lecture-recital.”  The performers are the Tana String Quartet, soprano Julia Sitkovetsky, and presenter Gavin Plumley.

You can see the livestream at https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/wigmore-hall-live/live-stream

You can read about Alban Berg here.  Here is more information on Berg’s Lyric SuiteHere is a NY Times article on the story behind the Lyric Suite, which is said to be about an affair between Berg and a married woman.

Here is the score if you want to follow along.

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