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.
"Don’t miss the final concert of the Live@365 season — an evening with Bassam Saba and the New York Arabic Orchestra, NYC’s leading institute for classical and contemporary Arabic music. Saba, a world-renowned nay (flute) and oud (lute) virtuoso, educator, and composer brings together a some of the best performers of Arabic music in the U.S. to perform the classical repertoire and contemporary compositions."
The Musica de Camara orchestra, conducted by Maestro Roselin Pabón, conductor emeritus of the Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, concludes the season with a spectacular orchestral concert. The highlight of the evening is a new concerto for Cuatro and string orchestra, by composer Ivan Enrique Rodriguez, commissioned for this concert by Musica de Camara, and featuring soloist Luis Sanz, young virtuoso playing the Puerto Rican cuatro.
Terra Symphony Orchestra 2017 Concert Season - presenting The Brazilian Four Seasons in New York, four concerts featuring soloists, composers and conductors from Brazil.
For our first concert in 2017, on April 20th at the Dimenna Center, we have a very special guest, the great Brazilian baritone Paulo Jose, along with our amazing conductor and composer Arthur Barbosa.
For this concert we are going to escape a little bit from our mission of playing almost exclusively classical Brazilian composers and Along with Paulo Jose, we will travel from South to North America, as well as Europe, with a diverse range of composers.
Artists By Any Other Name will be giving a cross-disciplinary performance of Philip Glass' 'Company' for string quartet with contemporary dancers.
William Grant Still: Mother and Child (1943)
Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concerto in G Major (1773)
Jessica McJunkins, violin
Handel: Dixit Dominus (1707)