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Famous Last Names: An Urban Playground Massivemuse

Famous Last Names: An Urban Playground Massivemuse


Fri, October 12, 2018 7:30 PM, EDT
(Ticket sales closed Oct 12, 6:30 PM EDT)

228 of 250 tickets still available
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Bring your own drinks
Age limit
All guests must be 21
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Not wheelchair accessible

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Epic performances in unexpected spaces.


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Coltrane. Mahler. Schumann. These names loom large in music history. But the men who made them famous were not the only musical minds in their families -- Alice [Coltrane], Alma [Mahler] and Clara [Schumann] were, too, world-class composers. And here, at the turning of the tide, in the age of the Divine Feminine rising, we seek to celebrate those voices of genius that past ages tried to ignore, but history can't forget.

And so, Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra brings us these works so that we may give them their due -- original string orchestra arrangements of smaller scale works by Mahler and Schumann, and a work by Coltrane -- a firebrand harpist who by then went by Turiyasangtananda -- which was originally written just for the Ashram she'd joined in California.

And, as part of Urban Playground's BLACK WOMEN FIRST initiative, the program will begin with Dr. Ashley Jackson's arrangement of Troubled Water by Margaret Bonds. Jackson will be on the harp that night and soprano Justine Aronson will also join the band for an evening of urgent and intimate expression.

Can't wait to share it with you, Beautiful City.

What's the music?

Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra

Five Songs


Die gute Nacht
Op. 23, #4 & 5
Op. 13, Ich Stand in Dunklen Träumen



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