Phoenix Ensemble

Mark Lieb, Artistic Director
News and Events
Thank you to Our Partners

We thank the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA), the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), and the Office of the Manhattan Borough President for their ongoing support.  



Donors
We thank the following Foundations, Corporations, and Government Agencies for their generous support:

​NYSCA (New York State Council on the Arts)
Office of the Manhattan Borough President
New York City Council
NYC Department for the Aging
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone
Amazon
Autodesk
Frank J. Antun Foundation
Harry Chapin Foundation
Con Edison
Jack & Pauline Freeman Foundation
Nathan J. & Gelen Goldrich Foundation
The Florence Gould Foundation
Ina Kay Foundation
Virginia Cretella Mars Foundation
The Mere Foundation
Metzger-Price Fund, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Newpol Foundation, Inc.
Kenneth and Hazel Roe Foundation, Inc.
Special People in Need
New Kalman Sunshine Fund, Inc.
Tableau
Wells College Trust









Performance Calendar


2018



Wednesday, November 7, 2018 2:15pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 11:00am
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue



               Interactive Performance Workshop - Korean Vocal Music





_____________________________________________________

 Friday, November 16, 2018 1:00pm
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue



                 Hugo Wolf: In the Shadow of my tresses
                 Elven Song
                 Richard Strauss: Four Songs, Op 27
                 Franz Liszt: Oh, when I sleep, S282/1
                 Henri Duparc: Soupir, Op 2, No 1
                 YeongSeop CHoi: Longing for Gurngang Mountain
                 Sergei Rachmaninoff: Do not sing, my beauty, Op 4 No 4
                 Spring Waters, Op 14 No 11
                Jake Heggie: Raymonde linossier
                Ernesto De Curtis: Do not forget me, love!
                Charles Gounod: I want to live from Romeo & Juliet  



_____________________________________________________


Wednesday, August 29, 2018 2:15pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 11:00am
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue




  Interactive Performance Workshop - Robert & Clara Schumann vs Franz Liszt





_____________________________________________________




Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 2:30pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue


Friday, September 7, 2018 2:00pm
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue




                 Robert Schumann: Papillons, Op 2
                Clara Schumann: selections from Lieder, Op 12 & Op 13
                George Gershwin: Summertime from Porgy and Bess
                George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
                Gioachino Rossini: "Cruda sorte!" from L'Italiana in Algeri
                Franz Liszt: Vallee d'Obermann
                Richard Strauss: "Wie du warst" from Der Rosenkavalier
                Richard Strauss: "Presentation of the Rose" from Der Rosenkavalier
                Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Ah, guarda sorella" from Cosi fan tutte





____________________________________________
2017


Tuesday, April 25, 2017  11:00am
92nd Street Y  
1395 Lexington Avenue

Wednesday, May 3, 2017  2:15pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue


                Interactive Performance Workshop - Poulenc Sextet for Piano and Winds


_____________________________________________________



Friday, April 28, 2017  2:00pm
92nd Street Y  
1395 Lexington Avenue

Tuesday, May 2, 2017  2:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street

Friday, May 5, 2017  1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue



                    Francis Poulenc:  Sextet for Piano and Winds
                    Claude Debussy:  Three Selections from his Piano Preludes
                    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quintet for Piano and Winds, K452


_____________________________________________




2016



Wednesday, November 30, 2016  4:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street

Wednesday, December 7, 2016  2:15pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue

Tuesday, December 13, 2016  11:00am
92nd Street Y  
1395 Lexington Avenue



       Interactive Performance Workshop - Music of Victor Babin and Maurice Ravel


_____________________________________________________




Wednesday, December 14, 2016  4:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street

Friday, December 16, 2016  2:00pm
92nd Street Y  
1395 Lexington Avenue

Tuesday, December 20, 2016  1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue



         Victor Babin:  Hillendale Waltzes
         Franz Schubert: Three Piano Pieces, D. 946
         Maurice Ravel:  Vocalise-etude en forme de Habanera
         Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  "Non piu di fiori" from La Clemenza di Tito
         Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  "Parto! Ma tu ben mio" from La clemenza di Tito



_____________________________________________________




Tuesday, September 6, 2016  11:00am
92nd Street Y  
1395 Lexington Avenue

Wednesday, September 7, 2016  2:15pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue

Monday, September 12, 2016  4:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street




            Interactive Performance Workshop - Witold Lutoslawski: Dance Preludes 



_____________________________________________________




Friday, September 9, 2016  2:00pm
92nd Street Y  
1395 Lexington Avenue

Wednesday, September 14, 2016  4:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street

Friday, September 16, 2016  1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue

                    Witold Lutoslawski:  Dance Preludes
                    Frederic Chopin:  Polonaise in F-sharp minor, Op 44
                    Frederic Chopin:  Polonaise in A-flat major, Op 53
                    Johannes Brahms:  Clarinet Sonata in E-flat major, Op 120 No 2


_____________________________________________________



2015



Sunday, February 15, 2015 2:00pm
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
331 East 70th Street 



             Darius Milhaud: Suite d'apres Corrette, Op 161
             Ludwig van Beethoven: Duo No. III for Clarinet & Bassoon, WoO 27
             Darius Milhaud: Pastorale, Op 147
             Witold Lutoslawski: Trio for Winds
             George Auric: Trio for Winds



________________________________________________________________





Friday, March 27, 2015 2:00pm
92nd Street Y (Weill Art Gallery)
1395 Lexington Avenue



Friday, April 10, 2015 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue



               Gian Carlo Menotti: Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
                  Aram Khachaturian: Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano
                  Johannes Brahms: Trio, Op 114





_____________________________________________________



Thursday, October 15, 2015 1:30pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street



Wednesday, October 21, 2015 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



                      Interactive Performance Workshop - Alban Berg: 4 Pieces                                     for Clarinet & Piano, Op . 5 





_____________________________________________________



Friday, October 9, 2015 2:00pm
92nd Street Y (Weill Art Gallery)
1395 Lexington Avenue



Friday, October 16, 2015 1:30pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 Eat 12th Streets



Friday, October 23, 2015 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



                        Claude Debussy: La Fille Aux Cheveux de Lin
                        Andre Messager: Solo de Concours
                        Solo piano work: 6 Klaverstucke, Op 118
                        Alban Berg: 4 Pieces for Clarinet & Piano, Op. 5
                        Franz Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen





_____________________________________________________



Tuesday, November 17, 2015  11:00am
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue



Wednesday, November 18, 2015 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



                         Interactive Performance Workshop 
                                    Mozart: Serenade in E flat major K 375                                                                   Henri Marteau:  Serenade, Op 20                                 





__________________________________________________________________



Tuesday, December 15, 2015 11:00am
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue




Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2:15pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue




                             Interactive Performance Workshop 
                                       Mozart: Clarinet Quintet, K581
                                       Brahms: Clarinet Quintet, Op 115 






_____________________________________________________




Friday, December 11, 2015 2:00pm
Center on the Square
20 Washington Square North



Monday, Decermber 14, 2015 4:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street



Friday, December 18, 2015 2:00pm
92nd Street Y (Weill Art Gallery)
1395 Lexington Avenue



Tuesday, December 22, 2015 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue



                       Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581
                       Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Quintet, Op 115







_______________________________________________________



2014




Thursday, May 8, 2014 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue



Friday, May 9, 2014 2:00pm
92nd Street Y (Weill Art Gallery)
1395 Lexington Avenue



               George Gershwin: Preludes
               Leonard Bernstein: Clarinet Sonata
               Johannes Brahms: Clarinet Sonata in f minor, Op 120 No 1





________________________________________________________________



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 1:30pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



Friday, September 19, 2014 2:00pm
Center on the Square
20 Washington Square North



Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:00am
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue



Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street



                         Interactive Performance Workshop - Bela Bartok: Contrasts





________________________________________________________________



Friday, September 26, 2014 2:00pm
Center on the Square
20 Washington Square North



Thursday, October 2, 2014 1:30pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street



Friday, October 3, 2014 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



Frederic Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat major, Op 61
Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata No 1 in A minor, Op 105
Bela Bartok: Contrasts





_________________________________________________________________



Tuesday, November 11, 2014 11:00am
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue



Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street



Friday, November 14, 2014 2:00pm
Center on the Square
20 Washington Square North



Saturday, November 15, 2014 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



Interactive Performance Workshop - Alexander Zemlinsky: Trio, Op 3





__________________________________________________________________



Thursday, December 11, 2014 2:00pm
Center on the Square
20 Washington Square North



Tuesday, December 16, 2014 11:00am
92nd Street Y 
1395 Lexington Avenue



Tuesday, December 16, 2014 2:00pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street



Thursday, December 18, 2014 11:00am
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



Interactive Performance Workshop - Oliver Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time





____________________________________________________________________



Friday, December 12, 2014 2:00pm
Center on the Square
20 Washington Square North



Wednesday, December 17, 1:30pm
Sirovich Community Center
331 East 12th Street



Thursday, December 18, 2014 1:00pm
Saint Peter's Church
619 Lexington Avenue (54th and Lexington Ave)



Friday, December 19, 2014 2:00pm
92nd Street Y (Weill Art Gallery)
1395 Lexington Avenue



Oliver Messiaen:  Quartet for the End of Time




__________________________________



THESE CONCERTS ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC

__________________________________


​A NEW PHOENIX ENSEMBLE RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE

​Our new album featuring the clarinet quintets of Johannes Brahms and Elliott Carter is now available everywhere fine music is sold (iTunes, ArkivMusic, Amazon.com, Google Play, Spotify)