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Music in Color: Orchestra of St. Luke’s Premieres a Commissioned Work – Manhattan

April 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5

At a concert presented by Carnegie Hall, Orchestra of St. Luke‘s premieres Uproot, a new work by Iman Habibi. The piece is commissioned in conjunction with Gabriela Lena Frank Academy of Music. Curated by Gabriela Lena Frank, the concert features music by composers of color. In 2018, the Music in Color series presented the life and music of Florence Price, the first African-American female composer to have her work performed by a major American orchestra.

Other works on the program include:
GABRIELA LENA FRANK Selections from String Quartets Leyendas, Quijotadas, and Milagros
CHOU WEN-CHUNG Leggierezza from String Quartet No. 1, “Clouds”

There will be 5 related concerts presented in the 5 boroughs of New York City, each featuring a similarly commissioned work:

QUEENS
Flushing Town Hall, Gallery
137-35 Northern Boulevard, Queens, NY 11354
Saturday, March 23, 2019 | 2 PM

BROOKLYN
RestorationART at the Billie Holiday Theatre
1368 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216
Sunday, March 24, 2019 | 2 PM

BRONX
Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture, Black Box Theatre
450 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451
Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 7 PM

STATEN ISLAND
Snug Harbor
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301
Sunday, March 31, 2019 | 2 PM

MANHATTAN
Harlem School of the Arts, Gallery
645 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10030
Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 6 PM

Organizer

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Phone:
212.594.6100
Email:
OSLinfo@OSLmusic.org
Website:
https://www.oslmusic.org/

Venue

Harlem School of the Arts, Gallery
645 St. Nicholas Avenue
Manhattan, NY 10030 United States
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Phone:
212-926-4100
Website:
https://hsanyc.org