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Sonic Arguments—at Buzz Coffee Roaster

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm CDT

Alexander Hersh and Brian Hong

NEXUS Chamber Music Chicago is planning first-class musical events in unconventional venues in and around Chicago, deconstructing the traditional barrier between audience and performer. Their first summer 2018 performance will take place at the ever-popular Buzz Coffee Roaster cafe. The audience will enjoy a virtuosic program of masterpieces for violin and cello duo performed by the two NEXUS Co-Artistic Directors.

The same program will be repeated on Wednesday, August 22 at the Whiner Beer Company taproom and on Friday, August 24 in Guarneri Hall.

NEXUS is a collective of emerging musical artists from around the world who are committed to introducing great chamber music to new audiences.

Concert Program:

Henning Kraggerud: Variation Suite for Violin and Cello

Maurice Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello

Iannis Xenakis: Dhipli Zyia

Zoltán Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7

Musicians: Brian Hong, violin; Alexander Hersh, cello

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This event is co-sponsored by Buzz Coffee Roaster. Tickets will be available at the door ($25 is the suggested donation). All donations will benefit Guarneri Hall.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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Buzz Coffee Roaster
2779 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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