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Stir: Eurythmy and the Old School

  • Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 25 Evans Way Boston, MA 02115 US (map)

Composers throughout history have looked to their predecessors for training and a solid foundation, but also as points of departure for flights of inspiration. Michael Tippett is a perfect example, and his Fantasia Concertante takes Corelli to undreamt-of new places. Golijov, the ultimate musical omnivore, pulls upon musical traditions near and far in his Three Songs, for which A Far Cry is joined by the lustrous soprano Margot Rood.

W. A. Mozart: Adagio & Fugue, K. 546
Osvaldo Golijov: Three Songs (2002)
Michael Tippett: Fantasia Concertante on a theme by Corelli
W. A. Mozart: Symphony no. 29

Earlier Event: February 21
Aurora Borealis
Later Event: March 6
Old School