SHIFT A Festival of American Orchestras: The Knights

Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 PM

This deeply collaborative and creative chamber orchestra from Brooklyn brings a program featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus along with works by Brahms, Vivaldi, Aaron Jay Kernis, an original commission by Lisa Bielawa, and excerpts of a work created by the orchestra.

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$25

Run Time:

Approx. 1-3/4 hours

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Eric Jacobsen conducts this deeply collaborative and creative chamber orchestra from Brooklyn in a program featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus in works by Brahms, Vivaldi, Aaron Jay Kernis, and an original commission by Artistic Director Lisa Bielawa titled My Outstretched Hand. The program also includes excerpts from a work created collectively by The Knights entitled ...the ground beneath our feet, featuring vocalist Christina Courtin.

SHIFT is co-presented by Washington Performing Arts and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
 
Performance Timing: Part One - 48 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 42 min.

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SHIFT: Should orchestras change?

SHIFT: Musical Ambassadors

SHIFT: Misconceptions about Orchestras

SHIFT: Festival of American Orchestras

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