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WVIK/QCSO Signature Series III: For America

February 27, 2021 @ 7:30 pm CST

In collaboration with the Figge Art Museum’s For America Exhibit, join associate concertmaster Emily Nash, violist Bruno Silva, and associate principal bass Kit Polen for a celebration of American Music. The evening begins with Mozart’s Sprightly Duo No. 1 for Violin and Viola. Experience the stillness of winter in Augusta Reed Thomas’ Silent Moon, followed by Johan Halvorsen’s colorful and dynamic arrangement of a Handel Passacaglia. The second half of the program features multiple selections by Edgar Meyer and Mark O’Connor from their album Appalachian Journey recorded with Yo-Yo Ma. These classical works are influenced by the sounds of American musical traditions and structures.

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PROGRAM

MOZART Duo No. 1 in G Major
AUGUSTA READ THOMAS Silent Moon
HANDEL-HALVORSEN Passacaglia
EDGAR MEYER & MARK O’CONNOR Selections from the album Appalachian Journey

TICKETS

$25 Adults each | $10 Students each

Emily NashBruno Silvam, violaKit Polen, bassFEATURING
Emily Nash, violin,
Bruno Silva, viola,
&
Kit Polen, bass

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PRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH
Figge Art Museum

Details

Date:
February 27, 2021
Time:
7:30 pm
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Venue

Figge Art Museum
225 W 2nd St
Davenport, IA 52801 United States
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Website:
http://figgeartmuseum.org/

Funding for the QCSO website provided by the Scott County Regional Authority