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Music of Derek Bermel with JACK Quartet at Advent Lutheran Church

Monday May 7, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Free

Border Crossing: Music of Derek Bermel with JACK Quartet May 7, 2018
Derek Bermel, host and clarinet

JACK Quartet | Mikaela Bennett, soprano | Aaron Wunsch, piano
derekbermel.com | jackquartet.com

Derek Bermel is a composer of “staggering eclecticism” (Gramophone Magazine). His works incorporate a wondrous array of the world’s sounds — from West African rhythms, to Eastern European folk music, to Celtic strains, to jazz and the blues — with wit, intelligence, and panache.

Also a “brilliant” clarinetist (New York Times), he joins the JACK Quartet, “superheroes of the new music world” (Boston Globe), for his “ear-catching” clarinet quintet (New York Times), A Short History of the Universe. Don’t miss this chance to get to know him and his latest creative work.

PROGRAM

Bernstein — Clarinet Sonata
Bermel — A Short History of the Universe
Bermel — Intonations
Bermel — Coming Together
Bermel — Excerpts from a new opera, House on Mango Street (NYC Premiere)

WATCH & LISTEN
JACK Quartet performs Derek Bermel’s Intonations, inspired by scenes from Ralph Ellison’s The Invisible Man
Mikaela Bennett in The Golden Apple

Details

Date:
Monday May 7, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Advent Lutheran Church
2504 Broadway
New York, NY United States
Phone:
10025
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