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2019-20 Schneider Concerts Season, Argus String Quartet

Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011

Founded at The New School in 1957 as New School Concerts, this series was renamed the Schneider Concerts in 1993 in honor of founding Artistic Director Alexander Schneider.

Argus String Quartet
Clara Kim and Giancarlo Latta, violin 
Maren Rothfritz, viola; Joann Whang, cello

2017 First Prize-Winner Fischoff Chamber Music Competition

J.S. Bach - selections from Art of the Fugue (1751)
Bedrich Smetana - String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor "From My Life" (1876)
Christopher Theofanidis - Conference of the Birds (2018)
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel - String Quartet in E-flat Major (1834)

Program approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, including intermission

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Presented by the Mannes School of Music at the College of Performing Arts

Event Type

Music Performances


General Public


Performing Arts


College of Performing Arts, Mannes School of Music


Classical Music



$16 - $18 ($5 student standby)



Additional Details

Early admission for those with special seating needs at 1:15 p.m.; general public enters at 1:30 p.m.

  • Facilities are wheelchair accessible. 
  • Large-print programs are available upon request. 
  • For assisted listening devices, call 212.229.5873.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The hall is easily accessible from the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, F, Q, N, R subway lines and there are parking garages on W. 12th and W. 13th Streets between 7th and 6th Avenues.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Call 212.229.5873 or email

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Getting Here

Detailed Directions

By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.