Music That Travels Through Space

Chamber Series

Sunday, January 17, 2021 · 2:00 pm
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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 out of this world! Accompanying images and videos supplied by NASA complete the experience. 

Laura Colgate, violin
Regino Madrid, 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.

Back Stage with NatPhil

Rebecca Smithorn with Alistair Coleman

Create a NASA Moonkit!

Now it's time to travel to the moon!

What would YOU pack for your trip to the moon? Create a NASA Moon Kit for our upcoming concert Music That Travels Through Space.

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