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, andView more
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)
4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209