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Take ten of the most prolific composers of our time, including two Pulitzer Prize winners, combine them with mezzo-soprano superstar and a cutting-edge string quartet, and you have a recipe for a spectacular evening of music.
Ground-breaking string quartet Brooklyn Rider is teaming up with Grammy Award-winning Anne Sofie von Otter to present an eclectic musical programme featuring new works written for them by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw and the quartet’s own Colin Jacobsen, luminescent arrangements of songs by John Adams, Elvis Costello, Kate Bush and Bjork, as well as string quartets by Philip Glass and Du Yun.
An eclectic musical programme presented by Anne Sofie von Otter and Brooklyn Rider featuring music from iconic classical and pop artists.
Colin Jacobsen Mirror for a Prince
Caroline ShawCant voi l’aube
Colin JacobsenFor Sixty Cents
John AdamsAm I In Your Light (from Doctor Atomic, arranged by Evan Ziporyn)
Philip GlassQuartet Satz
Rufus Wainwright Les Feux d’artifice t’appellent
Du Yun i am my own achilles’ heel*
BjörkCover Me (Arranged by Erik Arvinder)
BjörkHunter (Arranged by Vince Mendoza)
Kyle Sanna Frost (from “Sequence for Minor White”)
Philip GlassFreezing (from Liquid Days)
Elvis CostelloSpeak Darkly, My Angel (Arranged by Rob Mathes)
Kate BushPi (Arranged by Kyle Sanna)
*i am my own achilles’ heel, commissioned for Brooklyn Rider by Chamber Music Cincinnati in honour of Dick Allen and Kayla Springer