A night to celebrate Brazilian music on strings. O Kwarteto is a new string quartet made of NYC based musicians from various cultural and musical backgrounds. The ensemble devotes itself to the performance of Brazilian music not traditionally written for or performed by string quartet. The repertoire will include selections from a wide range of Brazilian styles from Pixinguinha to Joao Bosco and Antonio Carlos Jobim. The set will feature special guests Rogerio Boccato (percussion) and Liz Rosa (voice)
In "The Travelers," Artists By Any Other Name uses tango to explore the journey of departure and coming to terms with new realities. The production is inspired by the emotions and experiences that surround immigration, lost heritage and quests for love and belonging. The performance comes to life with tango music of different periods, contemporary dance, and images.