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EnsembleNEWSRQ announces a “newStart” to its 2020-21 season
October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
One event on January 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on February 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on March 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm
One event on April 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm
EnsembleNEWSRQ announces a “newStart” to its 2020-21 season, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The chamber music group, now in its fifth season, will take a cautious approach to reintroducing live musical performance, with its five upcoming programs gradually increasing in size as pandemic and vaccine news is monitored.
Concerts will be offered in a digital streaming format, and, if the situation allows, to a small in-person audience in 2021. Tickets to the streamed concerts will be “pay what you can.”
The ensemble also aims to increase the diversity of the composers represented during the season, with a concentrated focus on female, LGBTQ+ and BIPOC composers.
It’s About Time – October 19, 2020 at 7pm CDT / 8pm EDT
Features MN Orch Composer Institute, Katie Balch; and BandQuest composer, Tania Leon
Solitude and Suffrage – January 18, 2021 at 7pm CDT / 8pm EDT
Features NextNotes composer, Quinn Mason
Enter the Vortex – February 15, 2021 at 7pm CDT / 8pm EDT
Digital – March 15, 2021 at 8pm
Body Vessel – April 12, 2021 at 2pm CDT / 3pm EDT
Some works and final programs are still TBD and dependent on COVID situation. Find out more information here.