Lilit Hartunian, violin 
Gabriela Diaz, violin
Samuel Kelder, viola 
Jonathan Butler, cello
Aliana de la Guardia, actor
Robert Honstein, actor

Visual artists and musicians have marked their dramatic romantic experiences with paint, pen, and instrument. Hear correspondences and musical expressions of bountiful, powerful, or unrequited love through works by Leoš Janácek, Carter Pann, and Antonín Dvorák.

Selections from Cypresses (Echo of Songs) for String Quartet, B. 152, Antonin Dvorák
Intimate Letters, Leoš Janácek
Love Letters, Carter Pann
Readings of letters by Leoš Janácek and Kamilla Stösslova, as well as poems that inspired Dvorák by Aliana de la Guardia and Robert Honstein.

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Ticket Information

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Above: John White Alexander, Isabella and the Pot of Basil, 1897. 98.181. Oil on canvas. Gift of Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow.