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Streaming Jan 29 - Feb 8, 2021 // UMS Digital Presentation

Sphinx Virtuosi: This is America
(UMS Digital Presentation)

 

The Sphinx Virtuosi draws inspiration from the most promising voices of today, seeking to lift the many voices within our communities. This program demonstrates Sphinx’s commitment to social impact through expression.

The program includes works by Michael Abels, a versatile composer of both cinema scores and symphonies; Jessie Montgomery, whose Source Code redefines the classical music canon; and a new work by Xavier Foley. These works, both archival and newly recorded, lift the voices of black and brown communities through the lens of the Sphinx Virtuosi, composed of black and brown musicians.

Program

Xavier Foley Ev’ry Voice (Virtual Grid Performance)
Jessie Montgomery Source Code (archival recording)
Antonin Dvořák Finale from Quartet in F Major, Op. 96 (“American”) (Virtual Grid Performance)
Andrea Casarrubios Seven (new solo performance featuring cellist Tommy Mesa)
Leonard Bernstein “America” from West Side Story (Virtual Grid Performance)
Michael Abels Delights and Dances (archival recording)

 

This Digital Arts Adventure is brought to you in part by UMCU

UMCU Arts Adventures

TITLE SPONSOR

  • Helmut F. and Candis J. Stern Endowment Fund
Streaming Jan 29 - Feb 8, 2021
UMS Digital Presentation

Sphinx Virtuosi: This is America
(UMS Digital Presentation)

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The Sphinx Virtuosi draws inspiration from the most promising voices of today, seeking to lift the many voices within our communities. This program demonstrates Sphinx’s commitment to social impact through expression.

The program includes works by Michael Abels, a versatile composer of both cinema scores and symphonies; Jessie Montgomery, whose Source Code redefines the classical music canon; and a new work by Xavier Foley. These works, both archival and newly recorded, lift the voices of black and brown communities through the lens of the Sphinx Virtuosi, composed of black and brown musicians.

Program

Xavier Foley Ev’ry Voice (Virtual Grid Performance)
Jessie Montgomery Source Code (archival recording)
Antonin Dvořák Finale from Quartet in F Major, Op. 96 (“American”) (Virtual Grid Performance)
Andrea Casarrubios Seven (new solo performance featuring cellist Tommy Mesa)
Leonard Bernstein “America” from West Side Story (Virtual Grid Performance)
Michael Abels Delights and Dances (archival recording)

 

This Digital Arts Adventure is brought to you in part by UMCU

UMCU Arts Adventures

TITLE SPONSOR

  • Helmut F. and Candis J. Stern Endowment Fund