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Meet the Music: Can Music Tell a Story?

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Bruce Adolphe, Host

Curated for kids ages 6-12 and their families


Saturday, October 22, 2022, 1:00 PM EDT


Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall


Kids: $5 | Adults: $10

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Bruce Adolphe is an inspired teacher and a wonderful musician with an unusual ability to translate complex musical concepts into words...”

—Violinist Itzhak Perlman

All in the Family

About the Event

What can music say? Can a violin order a bagel in a restaurant? How does music tell us anything at all? Inspector Pulse, the world’s greatest and only private ear, investigates this mystery with music by Janáček, Ravel, and Adolphe and improvisations with the audience (that’s you)!

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Bruce Adolphe Host

Musicians from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Liam Boisset Oboe

Kelly Hall-Tompkins Violin

En-Chi Cheng Viola

Mihai Marica Cello

Sahun Hong Piano


  • "Can Music Tell a Story?"

    A musical mystery featuring works by Janáček, Schumann, and Adolphe

  • Tchaikovsky

    Scéne from Swan Lake Suite (arr. for oboe and piano)

  • Schumann

    Rasch from Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures), Op. 113

  • Adolphe

    The Nightingale

  • Janáček

    Allegro from Pohádka (Fairy Tale)

  • Adolphe

    Little Red Riding Hood

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