Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot lunaire"

Presented by University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) - Music Department at University of the Incarnate Word - Diane Bennack Concert Hall, San Antonio TX

Oct 28 - 29 2022
Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot lunaire"

Arnold Schoenberg’s modernist masterpiece “Pierrot lunaire” in a rare staged performance. The program begins with a set of new preludes inspired by “Pierrot.”

Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire is one of the seminal works of musical modernism, a work as challenging as it is gripping, a kaleidoscopic phantasmagoria in twenty-one brief, gemlike movements. Written for chamber ensemble and reciter, whose vocalizations are poised between speech and song, Pierrot lunaire leads us through the “moonstruck” fantasies of the title character, that clown-like figure from the commedia dell’arte tradition. By turns comic, grotesque, disturbing, and

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ADMISSION INFO

Seating is general admission, and tickets for the general public are $20, with special pricing for UIW students, staff, and faculty. Pierrot lunaire will be sung in the original German, with English subtitles.

Contact: 210-829-3855

Email: mtwright@uiwtx.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 28, 2022 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 29, 2022 at 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

University of the Incarnate Word - Diane Bennack Concert Hall

4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209

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