Dreams and Prayers in Washington, DC

  • National Gallery of Art West Garden Court 186 Constitution Avenue NW Washington DC 20004 United States

When brilliant musicians get together to play music, something magical, divine or heavenly happens. This is exactly what audiences can expect when the Grammy-nominated, self-conducted chamber orchestra of 17 musicians is joined by the preeminent clarinetist David Krakauer for Dreams & Prayers. Anchored in Osvoldo Golijov’s Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, this evocative program also features works by Hildegard von Bingen, Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, and Ludwig van Beethoven. Four works, three faith traditions, and 1,000 years come together in this stunning and exhilarating evening that celebrates the connection between mysticism and music.

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Repertoire:

von Bingen: O ignis Spiritus paracliti, arr. AFC
Sanlikol: Vec’d
Golijov: Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
Beethoven: “Heiliger Dankgesang” from Quartet in A minor, Op. 132, arr. AFC