Monday, June 8, 2015


America, the Beautiful

All Festival Concerts will be at St. Paul’s Cathedral
127 NW 7th Street (at Robinson)
  • Thursday, June 11, 7:30 PM
    “Adagio for Strings”
    (Jeannette Sias Memorial Concert)
  • Saturday, June 13, 7:30 PM
    “Rhapsody in Blue”
  • Sunday, June 14, 4:00 PM
    “From Sea to Shining Sea”
  • Tuesday, June 16, 7:30 PM
    “The Red Violin”

Admission:  All concerts are free to Brightmusic Season Subscribers with Season Pass and to students with Student ID. Festival Pass for all four concerts are available online here and at the door for $45/person.  Individual concert admission is $15/person.

The Festival will celebrate the contributions of American composers to the literature of chamber music.  We will perform works of 18 composers (14 of whom are living and two of whom are OKC composers).  Guest violinist Sean Wang will join fourteen Brightmusic musicians.  Don’t miss this all-American Festival!

Concert 1 – “Adagio for Strings” will highlight Samuel Barber’s beloved and enduring work. (This Jeannette Sias Memorial Concert will feature a string quartet composed in honor of Dick and Jeannette Sias by OCU composition graduate student Or Kribos).

Concert 2 – “Rhapsody in Blue” will showcase George Gershwin’s iconic masterpiece in an arrangement for piano four-hands.

Concert 3 – “From Sea to Shining Sea” will spotlight OKC composer Edward Knight’s recently recorded work, “Sea of Grass, Ocean of Sky.”

Concert 4 – “The Red Violin” will feature caprices for solo violin from the haunting film score written by John Corigliano for the film The Red Violin.


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PO Box 20254
Oklahoma City, OK 73156

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