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Sphinx Virtuosi

  • 8:00 pm
  • Friday
  • September 30, 2016
  • Bailey Hall

TICKETS

Assigned Seating
Adult: $35 | $32 | $25 • Students: $17
BAILEY HALL EVENT

THIS EVENT HAS CONCLUDED

This performance will feature the critically acclaimed all Black and Latino Sphinx Virtuosi, a conductorless ensemble comprising alumni of the Sphinx Competition.

The Sphinx Organization is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to building diversity in classical music and providing access to music education in underserved communities.

The Sphinx Virtuosi display “immeasurable power, unwavering command and soulful beauty” (The Washington Post). “Its tone was warm and varied, it moved with unity and fluidity, and its textures were appealing transparent” (The New York Times). Members of the Sphinx Virtuosi hold degrees from the nation’s top music schools, including Curtis, Eastman, Juilliard, Peabody, and the University of Michigan.

The evening’s program will include:

Libertango, Astor Piazzolla, arr. Thomas Kalb (1921-1992)

Primera Suite Argentina, Alberto Williams, (1862-1952)

Metro Chabacano, Javier Álvarez, (b. 1956)

Prélude Ibérique,  César Espejo, (1892-1988)

Bachianas Brasileiras no.5, Aria, Heitor Villa-Lobos, arr. Catalyst Quartet (1887-1959)

La muerte del Ángel,  Astor Piazzolla, arr. Catalyst Quartet, (1921-1992)

INTERMISSION

Last Round for Two String Quartets and Double Bass, Osvaldo Golijov, (b. 1960)

Concerto per corde, op. 33,  Alberto Ginastera, (1916-1983)

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact (607) 255-5144 as soon as possible.

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