Sponsored by Harris N. Miller, NatPhil Board Chair and Deborah A. Kahn
Alas, we can’t all become astronauts, but this concert offers the next best thing. Seven talented NatPhil instrumentalists bring us on a musical journey through space, exploring the universe, the moon, and the stars in a way that will make you feel like out of this world! Accompanying images and videos supplied by NASA complete the experience.
Laura Colgate, violin
Julius Wirth, viola
Lori Barnet, cello
Chris Gekker, trumpet
Suzanne Gekker, clarinet
Elizabeth Hill, piano
Alistair Coleman, Acquainted with the Night
Lili Boulanger, Nocturne pour violon et piano
Osvaldo Golijov, Tenebrae arranged for string quartet
Manuel Ponce, 2 Canciones Mexicanas II. Estrellita arranged By Jascha Heifetz for violin and piano
Luise Adolpha Le Beau, Drei Stücke for viola and piano, op. 26, I. Nachtstück
Alistair Coleman, Nova (2014)
Carson Cooman, Moon Marked
Claude Debussy, Beau Soir arranged by Jascha Heifetz for cello and piano
A special thanks to our 2020-21 Season Sponsors – Jean and Paul Dudek; Ed Grossman and Rochelle Stanfield; Ted Mirecki, NatPhil Board Member; Martha Newman; Doug and Emily Jacobson; and Potter Violins.
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