Parloff Lectures at Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society

THE SIXTEEN BEETHOVEN STRING QUARTETS


Lecture on Beethoven’s Quartet, Op. 18, Nos. 1, 2, & 3


Lecture on Beethoven’s Quartet, Op. 18, Nos. 4, 5, & 6


Lecture on Beethoven’s Quartet, Op. 59, Nos. 1, 2, & 3


Lecture on Beethoven’s Quartet, Op. 74, Op. 95, & Op. 127


Lecture on Beethoven’s Quartet, Op. 132, Op. 130, & the “Grosse Fuge,” Op. 133


Lecture on Beethoven’s Quartet, Op. 131 & Op. 135

The Fifteen Shostakovich String Quartets


Lecture on Shostakovich String Quartet Nos. 4, 8, 10, 11


Lecture on Shostakovich String Quartet Nos. 1, 5, 6, & 12


Lecture on Shostakovich String Quartet Nos. 2, 9, & 15


Lecture on Shostakovich String Quartet Nos. 3, 7, 13, & 14


Lecture on Shostakovich’s Life and Works

HAYDN’S SEVEN LAST WORDS OF CHRIST


Lecture on Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ

Schubert’s Winterreise


Lecture on Schubert’s Winterreise

The History of Russian Music


Lecture on the history of Russian Music

The Incredible Decade: 1820 - 1830


Eloquent Masterpieces: Beethoven Piano Sonata, Op. 110, Schubert, “Arpeggione” Sonata, D. 821, and Mendelssohn, Quintet No. 1, Op. 18


Beethoven Reflected: Beethoven String Quartets, Op. 95 “Serioso” and Op. 132, and Mendelssohn String Quartet No. 2, Op. 13


Masterpieces for Eight: Schubert Octet in F major for Winds and Strings, D. 803 and Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat major for Strings, Op. 20


Transcendence: Beethoven String Quartet, Op. 135 and Schubert Cello Quintet, D. 956, Op. 163

Parloff Lectures at Music@Menlo

CLASSICAL TWILIGHT: SCHUBERT & BEETHOVEN IN THE 1820S


Part 1: Lecture on Schubert and Beethoven’s Relationship


Part 2: Lecture on Schubert’s Winterreise

The Musical Histories of London, Paris, and Saint Petersburg


Part 1: Lecture on Music in London, Paris, and Saint Petersburg
From 1509 to 1860


Part 2: Lecture on Music in London, Paris, and Saint Petersburg
From 1860 to 1942

Searching for the Musical Soul of Russia


Part 1: Lecture on Russian Music History (Medieval through the 19th Century)


Part 2: Lecture on Russian Music History (20th Century)

The Art of Late Bach


Lecture on Bach’s Musical Offering


Lecture on Bach’s Art of Fugue

From Exoticism to Folklorism: The Quest for Musical Authenticity


Lecture on The Style Hongrois


Lecture on Bartók’s Quest for Musical Authenticity

MUSIC AND SPIRITUALITY: EXPRESSING THE INEXPRESSIBLE


Part 1: Defining Musical Spirituality
Includes a discussion of Andrea Clearfield’s Tibetan Buddhist-inspired Cantata, Tse Go La


Part 2: Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ

Parloff Lectures on Ponant Cruise Lines

Brahms and the Schumanns


Part 1: Lecture on Brahms and the Schumanns (1850 – 1853)


Part 2: Lecture on Brahms and the Schumanns (1853 – 1897)

Interviews

A Conversation with the Met Flutists

Michael Parloff interviews Metropolitan Opera flutists Denis Bouriakov, Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, Stephanie Mortimore, and Maron Khoury


Part 1: Biographies


Part 2: Life at the Met

PARLOFF FLUTE PERFORMANCES


François-Joseph Gossec: Gavotte


Albert Franz Doppler: Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise, Op. 26


Five Selections from Anna Magdalena Bach’s Notebook


Cécile Chaminade: Concertino, Op. 107