NYC-ARTS, television’s weekly primetime arts and culture showcase for the tri-state area, spotlights the Yale in New York series tonight (October 18, 2012) at 8 pm. The segment will focus on the opening concert of the 2012–2013 season, which features the Tokyo String Quartet alongside faculty colleague Ettore Causa, viola, and YSM alumni the Jasper String Quartet.
The season-opening concert takes place Sunday, October 28 at 7:30 pm in Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Other highlights of the 2012–2013 season include a celebration of Mozart’s birthday on January 27, followed by a concert on April 12 featuring Richard Strauss’ Metamorphosen alongside a new work by Matthew Barnson and Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. The season closes on April 25 marking the 50th anniversary of the death of Paul Hindemith, the composer and former Yale faculty member.
The NYC-ARTS segment will air again on WNET-Channel Thirteen on Sunday, October 21 at noon. Additional encore presentations follow Friday, October 19 at 7 pm and Sunday, October 21 at 3 pm on WLIW; and Sunday, October 21 at 8:30 p.m. on NJTV. New episodes become available on NYC-ARTS.org every Thursday at 8:30 pm.