This June, the 5th annual Chelsea Music Festival celebrates Germany and Brazil through music, food and art. From June 6-14,2014, over 100 artists from around the world will gather in New York's Chelsea neighborhood and beyond to engage audiences of all ages with programs inspired by composer anniversaries of RIchard STrauss (150), Heitor Villa-Lobos (55) and C.P.E. Bach (300).
This year, Chelsea Music Restival Artistic DIrectors Ken-David Masur and Melinda Lee Masur will present a special preview concert at the German COnsulate Gneeral on Monday, June 2nd at 6:00 p.m. Mr. and Ms. Masur will be joined by violist and Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation Artist Hwayoon Lee, violinist Alex Shiozaki, pianist Nana Shi, Soprano Adrienne Pardee, and violinist Lisa Lee. The ensemble will perform works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Schumann, Strauss, and Villa-Lobos.