Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Thursday: Galvin Cello Quartet Closes 2023 Lot of Strings Season





Galvin Cello Quartet

Lot of Strings Music Festival

New Date: Thursday, August 24 | 7:30 PM

The Galvin Cello Quartet brings the rich sonority of the cello to works by Wagner, Rossini, Gershwin and more, demonstrating why they have caught the attention of audiences and critics alike. This special concert is selling fast so get your tickets now to enjoy the final offering of the 2023 Back Deck season.




The Galvin Cello Quartet - D. Popper, Polonaise de Concert

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 their picnics. 

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 any time. For assistance, call the box office at 973-971-3706.



Upcoming Bickford Theatre Events



Much Ado About Nothing

National Theatre Live

Wed, September 6 || 2 & 7:30 PM

Escape to the Italian Riviera for Shakespeare’s irresistible comedy of sun sea and mistaken identity.



Pissarro: Father of Impressionism

Art on Screen

Wed, September 13 || 2 & 7:30 PM

As one of the most celebrated artists of 19th-century France and a central figure in Impressionism, Pissarro was considered a father-figure to many in the collective. His work was enormously influential to many artists, including Claude Monet and Paul Cézanne.



Ilya Yakushev: Triple Anniversary

Live Arts

Wed, September 20 || 2 & 7:30 PM

Pianist Ilya Yakushev can be hard to pin down to one style or sound, but critics and audiences alike praise his incredible artistry.


For his Morris Museum debut, Yakushev pays homage to three major anniversaries of the season: Rachmaninoff’s 150th birthday, the 150th anniversary of Mussorgsky’s Tour de Force, Pictures at an Exhibition, and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue




Thank you for your support!





Leadership Support for the Lot of Strings Concert Series is provided by Will and Mary Leland and Lot of Strings founding donor, F. Gary Knapp.

Support for the Back Deck Concert Series is provided by Morris County Tourism Bureau, a Division of the Morris County Economic Development Alliance. 

The Morris 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 Tourism. 




The Morris Museum gratefully acknowledges generous operating support from the following funders:




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