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Up Close with the Figge, Women in Music
March 25 @ 7:30 pm CDT
In honor of the Figge’s major exhibit Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960, join us for an evening at the museum celebrating women in music. The first half of the program will take place in the Winter Garden and feature works by J.S. Bach, Kaija Saariaho, Augusta Reed Thomas, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, and Rebecca Clarke. After intermission, join us in the lobby for string quartets by Jessie Montgomery and Amy Beach.
Please Note: Attendees should be prepared to stand for the first half in the Wintergarden [approx 30 minutes]. Seating for all patrons is available for the second half in the lobby.
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$25 Adults each | $10 Students each
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV 1010
KAIJA SAARIAHO Dreaming Chaconne for Solo Cello
AUGUSTA READ THOMAS Incantation for Solo Violin
ELLEN TAAFFE ZWILICH A Little Violin Music in Memory of Elijah McClain for Solo Violin
REBECCA CLARKE Two Pieces for Violin and Cello
JESSIE MONTGOMERY Strum for String Quartet
AMY BEACH Piano Quintet in F-sharp minor, Op. 67
Emily Nash, violin
Janis Sakai, violin
Deborah Dakin, viola
Marian Lee, piano
PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960
on exhibit Feb 11 – May 7, 2023
CONCERT SPONSORED BY
ENRICH YOUR EXPERIENCE
THURSDAYS AT THE FIGGE
Thursday, March 23 5:00 p.m. Cash Bar
6:30 p.m. Quad City Symphony Orchestra: Women in Music
In honor of the Figge’s major exhibit, the Quad City Symphony Orchestra presents a special program that explores its upcoming concert, Up Close with the Figge: Women in Music. Led by Hannah Holman (principal cellist), this program will explore and celebrate extraordinary women throughout musical history.