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NEXUS Chamber Music: Upon Wings of Words
Thursday, September 9 @ 7:30 pm CDT
The 2021 NEXUS Chamber Music Season 4 Festival kicks off with a concert in the Bennett Gordon Hall at Ravinia 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.
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