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A Far Cry: By Heart
February 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Purchase a digital Event Pass to join us for the Live Watch Party of the premiere of By Heart on Sunday, Feb. 7th at 2pm, and enjoy new Video On Demand* features that allow you to watch the concert again and again!
*Because this performance will be streamed LIVE on February 7th, the Video-On-Demand feature will not be available until 1 week after the Live Watch Party Premiere.
In a program that celebrates A Far Cry’s unique artistic values and our return to the stage as a full orchestra, we perform our signature piece, the Tchaikovsky Serenade, from memory! Democratically run and self-conducted, Criers rotate leadership on and off the stage, bringing fresh perspective to every piece of repertoire we perform. For the Tchaikovsky, one of the group’s earliest and most often concertized works, this means that layers of interpretation have accumulated – adding ever more depth to our collective memory of an old favorite. And, there’s nothing that deepens the relationship with a piece of music (and with each other) quite like playing it together by heart. To open the program, the mysticism of the Pärt plus the fresh classicism of the Bologne give a nod to Tchaikovsky’s deep love of Russia and admiration of Mozart. These styles come together as two poles of expression that unite in the Serenade.
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Arvo Pärt | Silouan’s Song
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges | Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, Op. 13 No. 1
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky | Serenade for Strings in C Major, Op. 48, performed from memory