Fix yourself a drink and experience The Met's Balcony Bar from home with ETHEL, one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field. With an eye on tradition and an ear to the future, ETHEL is a leading force in concert music's reengagement with musical vernaculars, fusing diverse traditions into a vibrant sound. Expect familiar classical tunes mixed with a fair share of the group's signature cutting-edge repertoire. Guest artists and collaborators also make periodic appearances.
ETHEL is Ralph Farris (viola), Kip Jones (violin), Dorothy Lawson (cello), and Corin Lee (violin).
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Friday, November 26
Sana Colter, composer and flutist
Friday, December 3
Ron Carter, bass
with ETHEL members Ralph Farris, Dorothy Lawson and Corin Lee
Katya Grineva, piano
Friday, December 17
Supaman, Native American dancer and hip hop artist
Friday, December 24
Friday, December 31
The Laurence Hobgood Trio
Laurence Hobgood, piano
Matt Clohesy, bass
Jared Schonig, drums
ETHEL and Friends' Balcony Bar from Home is made possible in part by the Grace Jarcho Ross and Daniel G. Ross Concert Fund and the New York State Council on the Arts.