Longtime MESS & NYFOS favorite Theo Hoffman absolutely slays this conniving, wicked aria from act 1 of Britten's masterpiece. https://youtu.be/82oa-NODTVM
Reynaldo Hahn: L’heure exquise
In early 2016 Ben & Lachlan arranged a concert for a small audience of friends in the crypt of Church of the Intercession at 155th & Broadway. This piece, a favorite of Ben's since college, was a highlight of the evening. https://youtu.be/pl22CLqxwus
As I Went Down to the River to Pray
Co-founders Lachlan Glen and Ben Bliss (in their pre-MESS days) collaborate in an early original arrangement for their 2015 Lindemann Young Artist recital. https://youtu.be/J0b9V1bF9mk
Johannes Brahms: Ronda alla zingarese from piano quartet No.1 in G minor Op. 25
This piece is a favorite of MESS co-founders Ben Bliss and Lachlan Glen. It was also performed (by Mr. Glen) at MESS's very first Premier Event. Its expansive, romantic string setting and virtuosic, rhapsodic piano was a highlight of the night....
Sergei Prokofiev: Morning Serenade from Romeo & Juliet
This piece, performed by the Verona Quartet, opened MESS's very first Premier Event in October of 2017. It's playful, inviting sound world invited our audience into the fresh new classical music scene that is Mise-En-Scène Studios!...