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June 2018
Free and open to the public

Honoring Refugee Composers

June 21 at 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Plymouth Place Senior Living, 315 N La Grange Rd
La Grange Park, IL 60526 United States

Crossing Borders Music honors refugees around the world in this performance of music written by or about refugees! Hear the proud "Refugees Anthem" by Moutaz Arian. Be stirred by Tatev Amiryan's "Tristesse," a homage to the famous Armenian musician Komitas. The piece expresses Komitas' pain and sorrow as the Armenian Genocide forced him from his home and caused him to suffer a mental breakdown as he lived in exile for the rest of his life. Hear Ruth Schonthal's String Quartet…

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July 2018
Free and open to the public

Night Out in the Parks: Music and Stories of Resilience

July 13 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Buttercup Park, 4901 N Sheridan
Chicago, IL 60640 United States

Crossing Borders Music, in association with the Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks initiative, presents “Stories and Music of Resilience,” a program of string quartet music by composers from around the world! This family-friendly program features music by composers from Uganda, Argentina, the Soviet Union, the Chickasaw Nation, Iran, Taiwan, and the US. Each piece shares a unique story of resilience, whether in the face of personal loss, political oppression, or other people’s incorrect assumptions!

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Night Out in the Parks: Music and Stories of Resilience

July 20 at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicago Park District Smith Park, 2526 W Grand Ave
Chicago,

Crossing Borders Music, in association with the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative, presents "Stories and Music of Resilience," a program of string quartet music by composers from around the world! This family-friendly program features music by composers from Uganda, Argentina, the Soviet Union, the Chickasaw Nation, Iran, Taiwan, and the US. Each piece shares a unique story of resilience, whether in the face of personal loss, political oppression, or other people's incorrect assumptions!

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Night Out in the Parks: Music and Stories of Resilience

July 21 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jesse White Community Center, 412 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60654 United States

Crossing Borders Music, in association with the Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks initiative, presents "Stories and Music of Resilience," a program of string quartet music by composers from around the world! This family-friendly program features music by composers from Uganda, Argentina, the Soviet Union, the Chickasaw Nation, Iran, Taiwan, and the US. Each piece shares a unique story of resilience, whether in the face of personal loss, political oppression, or other people's incorrect assumptions!

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