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Beethoven and Bach by Sunset! Black Oak Ensemble Performs on Thursday, August 3!
Black Oak Ensemble
Thursday, August 3, at 7:30 PM
Praised for its “insightful, committed and masterful
performances” (Classics Today 10/10) and “fierce eloquence” (London
Times), the Black Oak Ensemble is one of the most innovative and
exciting chamber ensembles on the international stage. Their two
recordings have earned them a place in the pantheon of great chamber
ensembles and their international tours have confirmed their artistic
excellence for enthusiastic audiences throughout the world.
Violinist Desirée Ruhstrat and cellist David Cunliffe
are members of the acclaimed, Grammy-nominated Lincoln Trio, and
violist Aurélien Fort Pederzoli was a founding member of the ground-breaking
Grammy-nominated Spektral Quartet. Aurélien returns to the Morris
Museum after having performed here with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
Johann Sebastian Bach
Goldberg Variations (Aria, Var. 1)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Serenade in D major, op.8
Trio à cordes en forme de divertissement
La Calle 92
Trio pour violon, alto et violoncelle
Manuel de Falla
Danse Espagnole, from La Vida Breve
Photo: The Back Deck audiences picnicking before a
recent concert. Photo by Jack Grassa.
Attendees must bring their own chairs and are welcome to
bring refreshments to enjoy the live music atop the Morris Museum’s
elevated parking deck. Tickets are $50 for an 8’x8’ block that
accommodates up to two patrons (in green on the seating chart) or $25
for a block that accommodates one patron (in orange). Concerts begin at
7:30 PM but patrons are welcome to arrive as early as 5:00 PM to enjoy
A Chance of Rain?
In the event of inclement weather, outdoor performances
will be held inside the Museum’s Bickford Theatre. No need to call, the
Box Office will contact you by email on the day of the concert no later
than 5 PM.
Bickford Theatre Ticket & Visitor Information
The Morris Museum has adopted a dynamic mask policy for
upcoming events inside the Bickford Theatre. Face masks are
currently optional in the CENTER and HOUSE RIGHT sections and are
required in the HOUSE LEFT section. This policy is subject to change at
assistance, call the box office at 973-971-3706.
Evan Sherman Big Band
Jazz on the Back Deck
Thursday, August 10 | 7:30 PM
Sherman Big Band returns after sell-out shows in the Bickford Theatre
and Back Deck with a delightful and surprising program.
NJ and Back Deck debut, Alla Boara brings a contemporary jazz
sensibility to the ancient folk music of Italy! Alla Boara seeks to
bring recognition and new life to Italy’s diverse history of regional
Cello Quartet explores the limitless range of a cello ensemble by
bringing together new works from diverse cultural backgrounds while
seeking to establish the cello quartet as a core part of the classical
Support for the Lot of Strings Concert Series is
provided by Will and Mary Leland and Lot of Strings founding
donor, F. Gary Knapp.
the Back Deck Concert Series is provided by Morris
County Tourism Bureau, a Division of the Morris County Economic
County Economic Development Alliance & Morris County Tourism Bureau
receives operating support from the County of Morris and the New Jersey
Historical Commission, a division of the NJ Department of State. The
MCEDA & Morris County Tourism Bureau receives funding through a
grant from NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and
Museum gratefully acknowledges generous operating support from the