Dance, art and other events in the Oklahoma City area by Nancy Condit
Monday, June 8, 2015
BRIGHTMUSIC PRESENTS FESTIVAL OF CHAMBER MUSIC
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”
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.
Partner up with Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble!
Did you know that a significant portion of our support comes from the
generosity of Season Members like you? Brightmusic appreciates—and
relies on—any additional contributions members can make to keep the
music playing. We thank you for partnering with Brightmusic Chamber
Ensemble to bring outstanding chamber music to central Oklahoma. It is
possible only with your continued support!
Please consider making an extra thank-you gift
to the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble to help with the cost of our Spring
Festival and keep quality chamber music in Central Oklahoma. It is a
gift you give to yourself!