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Music That Celebrates Home, Chamber Series

January 31, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST

A blend of local and international composers expressing the strength of home articulate the power of where you are, the acceptance and importance of now, and the value of nature as part of daily life. In particular, Caroline Shaw’s Plan and Elevation: The Grounds of Dumbarton Oaks asks the audience to gather in celebration of the treasured DC gardens and consider the landscapes that bring beauty to their own lives. With Metamorphosis II, Philip Glass reminds us that home is always inside us and is a place of safety we should always feel welcome. As Buckeroo Banzai would say, “No matter where you go, there you are.”

Date & Time: Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 1pm CST | 2 pm EST

Laura Colgate, violin,
Regino Madrid, violin,
Bill Neri, viola,
Lori Barnet, cello,
Elizabeth Hill, piano,

Alexandra GardnerCoyote Turns

  1. openings
  2. filigree
  3. intensities
  4. ecstatic
  5. tumble

Philip GlassMetamorphosis II arranged by Michael Riesman for violin and piano
Adolphus Hailstork (a BQ composer)String Quartet No. 1 – II. Adagio 
Caroline Shaw, Plan & Elevation: The Grounds of Dumbarton Oaks

  1. The Ellipse
  2. The Cutting Garden
  3. The Herbaceous Border
  4. The Orangery
  5. The Beech Tree

Cécile Chaminade, Sérénade Espagnole, Op. 150 arranged by Fritz Kreisler for cello and piano
Harold ArlenSomewhere over the Rainbow arranged for violin and piano

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