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Sunday, June 23, 2019

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Music and Stories Around the World

Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Buttercup Park, 4901 N Sheridan
Chicago, IL 60640 United States

"Music and Stories Around the World" celebrates music for strings by composers from all around the world! This totally unique, brand new, family-friendly program shares music and stories from Armenia, the Chickasaw Nation, Haiti, Peru, Iran, Taiwan, Uganda, and the US! Learn the story of legendary Armenian composer, music educator, and ethnomusicologist Komitas, and then hear his music performed by string quartet. Learn the proud tradition of the Afro-Peruvian Hatajo de Negritos dance, then hear its music. Learn the story…

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

free and open to the public

Pages intimes: A Concert of Haitian Piano Music

Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602 United States

Hear music lost for over a century, and a world premiere performance, in this ground-breaking program of Haitian piano music by Crossing Borders Music pianist Marianne Parker! This event marks the official release of Marianne's new CD of Haitian piano music! The program's namesake composition is the finely crafted, intensely emotional Pages intimes by composer Edmond Saintonge. A prolific composer in his lifetime, Saintonge's music became shrouded in obscurity after his death in 1907. The recent work of scholars Claude Dauphin and Robert Grenier, rediscovering and recreating Saintonge's scores, makes this performance possible, bringing to life Saintonge's music for the…

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Music and Stories Around the World

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roberts Square Park, 5200 W Argyle
Chicago, IL 60630 United States

“Music and Stories Around the World” celebrates music for strings by composers from all around the world! This totally unique, brand new, family-friendly program shares music and stories from Armenia, the Chickasaw Nation, Haiti, Peru, Iran, Taiwan, Uganda, and the US! Learn the story of legendary Armenian composer, music educator, and ethnomusicologist Komitas, and then hear his music performed by string quartet. Learn the proud tradition of the Afro-Peruvian Hatajo de Negritos dance, then hear its music. Learn the story…

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Saturday, August 3, 2019

Free and open to the public

Music and Stories Around the World

Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Homan Square Park, 3559 W Arthington
Chicago, IL 60624 United States

“Music and Stories Around the World” celebrates music for strings by composers from all around the world! This totally unique, brand new, family-friendly program shares music and stories from Armenia, the Chickasaw Nation, Haiti, Peru, Iran, Taiwan, Uganda, and the US! Learn the story of legendary Armenian composer, music educator, and ethnomusicologist Komitas, and then hear his music performed by string quartet. Learn the proud tradition of the Afro-Peruvian Hatajo de Negritos dance, then hear its music. Learn the story…

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