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Joyce DiDonato Songplay Preview

Joyce DiDonato Songplay Preview

Quartet 212

Quartet 212 plays Mozart Clarinet Quintet

Jerusalem Quartet with Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth

The musicians discuss their upcoming tour as a sextet

Avi Avital, Mandolin & Omer Avital, Bass

Avital Meets Avital

Bobby McFerrin leads a Circlesong at the Kennedy Center

Bobby McFerrin leads a Circlesong at the Kennedy Center

Dancebreak!

Our first Dancebreak featured bagpipe virtuoso Cristina Pato and our instructor Andres Camano teaching the Spanish Muniera from Galicia.

Joyce DiDonato

Joyce DiDonato Interview

Schubert Octet

Schubert Octet for Winds & Strings

Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

Takács String Quartet with Marc Coppey, Cello

Takács String Quartet with Marc Coppey play Schubert Quintet

Simón Bolívar String Quartet

Simón Bolivar String Quartet plays Shostakovich

Ébène String Quartet

Ébène Quartet plays Haydn

Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti, Artistic Director

Australian Chamber Orchestra plays Beethoven "Kreutzer" Sonata

Takács String Quartet with Marc-André Hamelin, Piano

Takács String Quartet with Marc-André Hamelin play Franck Quintet

Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin and Polina Leschenko, Piano

Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Polina Leschenko on Ravel, Bartók, Poulenc

Pianist Alexander Melnikov

Alexander Melnikov on the piano

Steven Isserlis, Cello and Connie Shih, Piano

Steven Isserlis and Connie Shih

Martin Fröst, Clarinet

Clarinetist Martin Fröst plays Poulenc Sonata

Jerusalem String Quartet

Jeruasalem String Quartet plays Shostakovich

Avital Meets Avital

Avital Meets Avital: Maroc

Gabriel Kahane: Book of Travelers

Gabriel Kahane's 8980:Book of Travelers

Abigail Washburn and Wu Fei

Boat Song/The Water is Wide." The two songs are folk songs from China and the U.S.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin and Polina Leschenko, Piano

Kopatchinskaja talks about the duo recording between herself and Leschenko

Sir András Schiff plays Bach

Sir András Schiff plays Bach

Truls Mork Plays Chopin

Truls Mork Plays Chopin Sonata

Lawrence Brownlee Sings There’s A Balm in Gilead

Lawrence Brownlee Sings There's A Balm in Gilead

Artemis Quartet Plays Schumann

Artemis Quartet Plays Schumann

Andras Schiff Plays Bach

Andras Schiff Plays Bach Goldberg Variations

Rolston String Quartet

Rolston Quartet plays Mendelssohn

Tenebrae Records Owain Park’s Footsteps

Tenebrae Records Owain Park's Footsteps

Danish Quartet Plays Scandinavian Folk Music

Danish String Quartet plays on NPR's Tiny Desk Concerts: Scandinavian Folk Music

Brentano Quartet & Jonathan Biss

Excerpts from Brentano Quartet and Jonathan Biss playing Elgar and more

Jennifer Koh plays Bach’s Chaconne

Jennifer Koh Plays Bach Chaconne at the 92Y in New York City

Cristina Pato on NPR’s TIny Desk Concerts

Cristina Pato on NPR's TIny Desk Concerts

Inside the Mind of a Prodigy: Benjamin Grosvenor on CNN

Inside the Mind of a Prodigy: Benjamin Grosvenor on CNN

Tabea Zimmermann Plays Schubert

Tabea Zimmermann Plays Schubert

Barokksolistene Alehouse Sessions

Barokksolistene plays an Alehouse Session

Shostakovich and The Black Monk: A Russian Fantasy

Violinst Phil Setzer and Director James Glossman talk about Shostakovich and The Black Monk

Pekka Kuusisto Plays and Sings a Popular Finnish Folksong

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto plays and sings a popular finnish folksong

Meet The Music: Albert & Wolfgang

VIDEO PREVIEW: Click to Meet the Music at Richardson Auditorium on March 11, 2017

2015 Annual Late Night Chamber Jam

Enjoy excerpts from the 2015 Late Night Chamber Jam, held annually.

Augustin Hadelich, Violin and Pablo Sáinz Villegas, Guitar

Hadelich and Villegas talk about their CD "Histoire du Tango"

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn on CBS Sunday morning

Fleck & Washburn on CBS Sunday Morning

PIanists Sergei Babayan and Daniil Trifonov play Rachmaninoff

pianists Sergei Babayan and Daniil Trifonov play Rachmaninoff Suite for Two Pianos

Belcea Quartet plays Brahms

Belcea Quartet plays Brahms live at Carnegie Hall

Jamie Barton Take 5 with Opera News

Jamie Barton Takes 5 with Opera News

Orli Shaham plays Steve Reich’s Clapping Music

Orli Shaham plays Steve Reich's Clapping Music

Happy New Year from PUC

Highlights from Fall 2015

Isabelle Faust plays Bach

Isabelle Faust Plays Bach

Meet The Music - My Brother Franz Schubert

Meet Franz Schubert at Richardson Auditorium

Julien Labro, Accordion/Bandoneon/Accordina

Accordian Player Julien Labro talks about his instruments

Escher String Quartet

Escher Quartet plays Beethoven

Calidore String Quartet

Calidore String Quartet plays Beethoven

Alexander Melnikov plays Shostakovich

Pianist Alexander Melnikov plays Shostakovich

Paul Lewis plays Schubert

Pianist Paul Lewis plays Schubert

Igor Levit plays Beethoven

Pianist Igor Levit plays Beethoven

Emmanuel Pahud, Flute & Christian Rivet, Guitar

Emmanuel Pahud and Christian Rivet play "Around the World"

Pavel Haas Quaret plays Smetana

Pavel Haas Quarett plays Smetana

Emerson String Quartet with new cellist Paul Watkins

Emerson Quartet is joined by new cellist Paul Watkins

Scarlatti:Cage Preview by David Greilsammer

Pianist David Greilsammer previews his groundbreaking project combining works of Scarlatti and Cage

VIDEO PREVIEW: Anthony Roth Costanzo

VIDEO PREVIEW: Anthony Roth Costanzo

Richard Tognetti and Jonny Greenwood on “Water”

ACO Artistic Director Richard Tognetti and Radiohead Guitarist Jonny Greenwood talk about Greenwood's new piece, "Water."

VIDEO PREVIEW: Inspector Pulse Pops A String

Meet the Music at Richardson Auditorium on March 21, 2015 at 1pm.

Excerpt from the Late Night Chamber Jam with the Chicago Symphony Winds

Amateur Wind Players join the Chicago Symphony Winds

Meet Lucas Amory and The Magical World of Maurice Ravel

12-year-old Lucas Amory will appear with the musicians of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

VIDEO PREVIEW: The Magical World of Maurice Ravel

Meet the Music at Richardson Auditorium on November 8 at 1pm.

Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer:  Video Preview

Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer visit Princeton on October 9...here's a preview of what you can expect.

VIDEO TALK BACK: A Princeton Student Talks About Meryl Streep and the Takács String Quartet

A Princeton student talks about Meryl Streep and the Takács Quartet

Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer…Why Only One?

Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile performing "Why Only One?" in Telluride, CO

Australian Chamber Orchestra,

Australian Chamber Orchestra plays Haydn

Ébène Quartet plays Mendelssohn

Ébène Quartet plays Mendelssohn

Anthony Roth Costanzo, Countertenor

Anthony Roth Costanzo sings Handel

Paul Lewis

Paul Lewis plays Schubert

Lisa Batiashvili, Violin & Paul Lewis, Piano

Lisa Batiashvili plays Schubert

Marc-André Hamelin, Piano

Marc-André Hamelin plays Mozart

Isabelle Faust, Violin & Alexander Melnikov, Piano

Isabelle Faust and Alexander Melnikov Recording Beethoven

Ébène Quartet

Ébène Quartet plays Someday My Prince Will Come

Chris Thile, Mandolin & Edgar Meyer, Bass

Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer playing The Farmer and The Duck

VIDEO TALK BACK:  Princeton student Paul von Autenried talks about the Nash Ensemble

Princeton student Paul von Autenried talks about hearing the Nash Ensemble

VIDEO PREVIEW:  The Nash Ensemble of London comes to Princeton

We look forward to welcoming the Nash Ensemble to Princeton, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 8PM

VIDEO TALK BACK:  Princeton student Aly Beveridge talks about the Joyce DiDonato

Princeton student Aly Beveridge talks about Joyce DiDonato's Princeton Unviesity Concerts debut

VIDEO TALK BACK: Princeton sophomore Min Joo Yi on hearing pianist Richard Goode & poet CK Williams

VIDEO TALK BACK: Princeton sophomore Min Joo Li on hearing pianist Richard Goode & poet CK Williams

Leave it to Ludwig…Meet the Music again at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and Bruce Adolphe return to Richardson Auditorium

VIDEO TALK BACK:  A Princeton student talks about Leonidas Kavakos and Enrico Pace

Princeton student Harrison Waldon talks about hearing Leonidas Kavakos and Enrico Pace

VIDEO TALK BACK:  Princeton students talk about the Danish String Quartet

Princeton students Jason Nong and Darya Koltunyuk talk about hearing the Danish String Quartet

Video Preview:  The Danish String Quartet

The Danish String Quartet makes its Princeton debut on February 6.

Late Night Chamber Jam with the St. Lawrence String Quartet

On November 7, 2013 Princeton University Concerts presented a post-concert, late-night chamber jam with the St. Lawrence String Quartet. Princeton students and community members came together with the quartet to read Haydn's Emperor Quartet, after the quartet's concert in Richardson Auditorium. The results were magical

VIDEO TALK BACK:  A Princeton student talks about Behzod Abduraimov

Princeton student Sophia Mockler talks about Behzod Abduraimov

Late Night Chamber Jam with the St. Lawrence String Quartet

A short snippet of amateurs playing with the St. Lawrence String Quartet

A Trilling Event - Meet the Music!

Come Meet The Music at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall on November 16, 2013 at 1pm

VIDEO TALK BACK:  A Princeton student talks about Chris Thile

Princeton student Noah Fishman talks about hearing Chris Thile

Princeton student Noah Fishman talks about his hero, mandolinist Chris Thile

Princeton student Noah Fishman talks about his hero, mandolinist Chris Thile

Chris Thile Performs Bach

The Wall Street Journal caught this footage of Chris Thile performing Bach

Princeton Professor and Composer Steven Mackey on Bartók

Professor Steven Mackey Talks about the Bartók String Quartets

Princeton Professor Scott Burnham on Bartók

Professor Scott Burnham Talks about the Barók String Quartets

Chris Thile plays the final movement of Bach Sonata No. 1 in G Minor

Chris Thile plays the final movement of Bach Sonata No. 1 in G MInor

Meet The Music - NEW this season!

Meet The Music at Richardson Auditorium this year - NEW! Two new concerts for kids ages 6-12 and their families, featuring muscians from The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, hosted by Bruce Adolphe

Chris Thile plays Solo Bach

Chris Thile plays solo Bach

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Here's what our youngest friends have to say about us....

VIDEO TALK BACK:  A Princeton student talks about Richard Goode

Princeton graduate student Joe Shippee talks about hearing Richard Goode.