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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

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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