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Palaver by a Garden of History: A Late Spring Massivemuse
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Palaver by a Garden of History: A Late Spring Massivemuse

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Fri, May 17, 2019 7:45 PM, EDT

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The time is upon us: Our next Palaver Strings Massivemuse.

For those that don’t know, Palaver is the conductor-less string symphony of activist-musicians on a mission — to bring communities together and catalyze important conversations through the shared experience of the glorious music they make.

They’ve Massive’d on both coasts and it’s always a smash when they come to the Big Apple. This time, they’ve got a program of new works and Bach — his sublime cantata “Komm Jesu Komm” and his shattering, explosive, and legendary Chaconne in D Minor for Solo Violin arranged for the full band.

To present this year’s performance, we have the honor to partner with the Colonial Dames of America – the oldest colonial lineage society for women in the United States, and stewards over the Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Gardens. It’s one of the few remaining pre-1800 buildings in Manhattan and the landscaped grounds coming alive in May amongst the massive steel and glass neighbors is a sight to see. The museum and gardens are open prior to the performance, so please come early to to enjoy a guided tour of this landmarked historical site!

We’ll reach into the past, we’ll revel in the present, we’ll welcome in the future.

Tickets are $20 and we hope to see you there!


Sponsorship and cash bar provided by NYCEVENTPRO.COM

Program

Palaver Strings Violin, Viola , Cello & Bass
Maya French Violin
Ryan Shannon Violin
Jesse MacDonald Violin, Fiddle
Su Yin Chan
JY Lee
Nate martin
Elizabeth Moore
Matthew Smith
Brianna Fischler
Josie Davis

When we play music live, time becomes our medium. Our relationship to time is ever-changing and rich in metaphor; in the words of Paul Celan, “We shell time and teach it to walk: then time returns to the shell.” Sometimes we play with audience expectations and sense of stability, while other times we must confine our own personal expression to a “pulse” that is larger than us. With this program, we invite our listeners to think about stability and flux, how we “go with the flow” and how we can disrupt it. This program features a collaborative new commission by percussionist, electronic musician, and composer Nate Tucker.

PROGRAM
HOROWITZ "Moon" for Strings and Percussion

DESSNER Aheym

BACH BWV 229 “Komm Jesu Komm”

BACH Chaconne in D Minor for Solo Violin arranged for strings with cantata excerpts

TUCKER Three Crooked Arrows for strings and electronics

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Attendees

Steven Wang
Zach Lambert
Sarah Marcantonio
Michael Levy
Matthew Sweetwood
Josephine Lau
Lynn Nezin
Vanessa Jackson
Alice Taranto
Carolyn Lin
Abner Greene
Vivian Reiss
Valenice Castronovo
Matt Consul
Robert Castellano
Yukari Hayashida
Gabriela Wiedemann
Ellen mirsky
David Bloom
Ilene Shaw
Anna Nican
Livia Yanowicz
Jeff Rose
Roxanne Fischler
ALAN GOLDMAN
Luke
Katie Gartmann
Andrew Kapochunas
Cheonae Kim
Phyllis Merriam
Jane L
Yuh Rhie
Sierra Joseph
Melissa Muscato
Kim Kubali
Shari Goodstein
Chumeng Xu
David Kane
Katherine Haroldson
Connie Hum
Adam E Grannick
Lisa Liu
Jon R
Laura Gelbert
John Gavin
Helena de Groot
Damien Archbold
Kyla Henriksen
Clara Edwards
Emily Costa
Columba Quigley
Gayla Merrick
Hannah McGlue
Ana Paula Cordeiro
Linda andrei
Lizzie White
Wendy Marquez
Elizabeth Langer
Trung Nguyen
Susie Oh
Debra Teplin
Helene Herman
Naida McSherry
Martie Holmer
Chase Moores
Carol Chave Groupmuse Superhost
Francis Simms
Aleta La Borie
Jonathan Rosenthal
Blanca Gastelum
Angelina Collazo
Beverly Jones
Victoria Green
Elsa Lignos
Stephen Mathias
Mahdi Taqi
Tiffany Rodriguez
Jane Starrs
Inci Bijan
Alexandra Blaszczuk
Anname phann
Jerry Kung
Melanie Genin
Rhoda Keller
Ethan Fang
Crystal siemens
Stacey S
Luis Zambrano
Allison Meier
Maria siguenza
Jay Meany
Diane Barrett
Hillary weisman
Susan Kurtzman
Eszter Csicsai
James Nicholson
Susan Sullivan
Gene Kaufman
Keena Fleming
David Ashby
Mary Cargill
Gail Karlsson
Caroline Guntert
Madeline Bohrer
Alise Green