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NEXUS Chamber Music: Upon Wings of Words

Thursday, September 9 @ 7:30 pm CDT

Augusta Read Thomas

The 2021 NEXUS Chamber Music Season 4 Festival kicks off with a concert in the Pavilion at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois on September 9. The program features the world premiere of Upon Wings of Words, Emily Dickinson Settings, a newly commissioned piece by composer Augusta Read Thomas. The program will also include Theme and Variations for Flute and String quartet, Op. 80 by Amy Beach, and 5 Songs of Alma Mahler in a new arrangement for soprano and string quartet by conductor and arranger Cliff Colnot.

NEXUS Co-artistic Directors, violinist Brian Hong and cellist Alexander Hersh, will be joined by soprano Kristina Bachrach, violinist Ben Baker, violist Jordan Bak, and flautist Stefan Ragnar Höskuldsson.

Tickets are $12 and will be available on the Ravinia Festival website starting July 21.


Thursday, September 9
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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Ravinia (Pavilion)
418 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, 60035 United States
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