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The Chelsea Symphony: World Map at Merkin Hall

Friday May 26, 2023, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$28.38

The Chelsea Symphony, in collaboration with composer Shuying Li, presents Li’s World Map concertos, featuring members of the Four Corners Ensemble in all new orchestrations of the concertos for chamber orchestra. Originally written for and recorded by the Four Corners Ensemble, each concerto journeys to a different country or region around the world, highlighting the diverse backgrounds of each featured musician. The evening opens with a new work by Aaron Dai and closes with John Luther Adams’s Become River, bringing the theme of world exploration together through the bodies of water that connect us all.

Program

Aaron Dai: New Work (World Premiere)

Shuying Li: The Dryad (Version Premiere) (Erika Boysen, flute)

Shuying Li: American Variations (Version Premiere) (Joshua Anderson, clarinet)

Shuying Li: The Peace House (Version Premiere) (Christina Adams, violin)

Shuying Li: Matilda’s Dream (Version Premiere) (Allan Hon, cello)

Shuying Li: Canton Snowstorm (Version Premiere) (Mi-Eun Kim, piano)

John Luther Adams: Become River (NY Premiere)

Conductors

Matthew Aubin, Mark Seto, Reuben Blundell, and Nell Flanders

Details

Date:
Friday May 26, 2023
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$28.38
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-chelsea-symphony-world-map-tickets-405719817897

Venue

Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10036 United States
Phone:
212.501.3300
Website:
http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/