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June 2021

Coming Together

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bowerbird is pleased to present an online virtual portrait concert of American composer and virtuoso pianist Frederic Rzewski. The concert will feature the world premiere of a new music video of Rzewski’s “Coming Together” made by Camae Ayewa (aka Moor Mother) and video artist Bob Sweeney. The video was shot this spring on site at Eastern State Penitentiary and features a musical performance by the Arcana New Music Ensemble. The program will also include video recordings from May 2021 of Frederick Rzewski performing several of his recent works. The program will also include two rarely heard solo works – “Shtick” for solo saxophone and “Sixteen Sneakers” for solo viola.

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May 2022

Musical Fund Society 200th Anniversary Concert

May 1, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Broad and Spruce Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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$20

Join us in celebrating the bicentennial of a Philadelphia musical treasure with a concert of world-premiere chamber works by four of America’s finest living composers. Performed by four leading Philadelphia ensembles, the newly-commissioned works are all rooted in the history of our city, connecting audiences with the rich musical life of past and present Philadelphia.

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