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 Suite. Here 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.