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"What I Hear" - Steven Mackey

Williams Hall, New England Conservatory

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Williams Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA

For this winter’s "What I Hear" event, American composer Steven Mackey curates a program of chamber music in connection with the BSO's performance of his Concerto for Curved Space later that evening. New England Conservatory musicians perform his works String Theory, See Ya Thursday and Physical Property (with the composer on electric guitar), along with the second movement ‘Vivace’ from Beethoven’s Op. 135 string quartet. BSO Assistant Artistic Administrator Eric Valliere moderates a conversation with the composer.

Steven MACKEY String Theory, for string quartet and electronics
MACKEY See Ya Thursday, for marimba
BEETHOVEN String Quartet in F, Op. 135 (II. Vivace)
MACKEY Physical Properties, for string quartet and electric guitar

NEC has separate health and safety protocols. Read more information on their COVID policies. This concert does not require a ticket. Unreserved seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the concert's start time.

A view of three violins from behind

Performance Details

Jan 26, 2023, 5:30pm EST