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Dialogues: Malang Jobarteh

Malang Jobarteh is a master of the kora, a 21-stringed West African harp and instrument of choice for griots, storytellers who chronicle the history and traditions of West Africa. The program features original compositions, arrangements of Western classical pieces and traditional West African music in a boundary-defying recital that unifies these seemingly disparate musical traditions. […]

American Roots

The grand opening event for the Lakes Area Music 2021 season, that celebrates the American Spirit. American Roots features Mason Bates' kaleidoscopic orchestral fanfare followed by Jessie Montgomery's rhapsody of patriotic anthems, including the 'Star Spangled Banner' and 'Lift Every Voice and Sing.' Peruvian-American composer Jimmy Lopez completes this trilogy of contemporary voices with a […]

American Roots

American Roots is the Lakes Area Music Festivals grand opening event of the season that celebrates the American Spirit. Mason Bates' kaleidoscopic orchestral fanfare is followed by Jessie Montgomery's rhapsody of patriotic anthems, including the 'Star Spangled Banner' and 'Lift Every Voice and Sing.' Peruvian-American composer Jimmy Lopes completes this trilogy of contemporary voices with […]

Jupiter String Quartet presented by Bowdoin International Music Festival on Livestream Concert

The Jupiter String Quartet (Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel, violinists; Liz Freivogel, viola; and Daniel McDonough, cello) returns to the Bowdoin International Music Festival as a faculty ensemble, performing concerts on July 19 and August 2 in Studzinski Recital Hall. The Bowdoin International Music Festival is set to return to Brunswick this summer, gathering world-renowned […]

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Summer Festival X – “Beethoven and Friends”

Brightmusic returns to Live Concerts with ‘Beethoven and Friends’ – Summer Festival concert series mixes old and new. Join the four days of concerts. See each date and time in the program below: Program: Concert No. 1 – Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:30 PM CT Concert No. 2 – Thursday, August 5, 2021 at […]

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IPO BRASS QUINTET: AMERICAN COMPOSERS

IPO SUMMER @ OLYMPIA FIELDS COUNTRY CLUB Enjoy small ensemble concerts by our own IPO Musicians and IPO Musician Friends at the beautiful Olympia Fields Country Club. Capacity will be capped according to Restore IL Guidelines. James Stephenson (a BandQuest composer and former board member) - Fanfare for an Angel James Stephenson - Fantasia on […]

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IPO BRASS QUINTET: AMERICAN COMPOSERS

IPO SUMMER @ OLYMPIA FIELDS COUNTRY CLUB Enjoy small ensemble concerts by our own IPO Musicians and IPO Musician Friends at the beautiful Olympia Fields Country Club. Capacity will be capped according to Restore IL Guidelines. James Stephenson (a BandQuest composer and former board member) - Fanfare for an Angel James Stephenson - Fantasia on […]

Recurring

Summer Festival X – “Beethoven and Friends”

Brightmusic returns to Live Concerts with ‘Beethoven and Friends’ – Summer Festival concert series mixes old and new. Join the four days of concerts. See each date and time in the program below: Program: Concert No. 1 – Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:30 PM CT Concert No. 2 – Thursday, August 5, 2021 at […]

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Neave Trio Performs Music by Ravel at the Bard Music Festival – In-Person and Livestreamed Online

The Boston-based Neave Trio will perform on two concerts presented as part of Bard Music Festival’s 12-concert series, Nadia Boulanger and Her World. On Program Two, “Contemporaries and Colleagues,” August 7 at 1pm, Neave Trio will perform Ravel’s Piano Trio on a concert which traces Nadia Boulanger’s early musical relationships. On Saturday, August 7, 2021 […]

Prairie Woods Sound Garden (Premiere)

Minneapolis-based Composer / Director JG Everest premieres a new immersive sound installation for one of the scenic hiking areas at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center (PWELC) in Spicer, MN, to be presented on Saturday August 7, 2021. Part of his ongoing series of site-specific “Sound Gardens”, Everest has spent 3 weeks composing and designing […]

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Summer Festival X – “Beethoven and Friends”

Brightmusic returns to Live Concerts with ‘Beethoven and Friends’ – Summer Festival concert series mixes old and new. Join the four days of concerts. See each date and time in the program below: Program: Concert No. 1 – Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:30 PM CT Concert No. 2 – Thursday, August 5, 2021 at […]

Inception Orchestra Virtual Celebration & Concert

Celebrate Inception Orchestra Young Composers of the March 2020-Aug 2021 class! Meet the composers and their mentors. Showcases, bloopers, behind-the-scenes and most importantly, their music. Spotlights with the professional musicians who worked with our students. Spend time with our partners, ASMAC and the Classical Sax Project. Sit in on a featured master class which will resonate […]