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The Imagination of Eleanor Alberga
Part of: NYC Five-Borough Tour
Streaming On-Demand December 3 – February 28
This fall, OSL’s Music in Color concert celebrates the music of Eleanor Alberga. Born in Jamaica and currently based in the UK, Alberga composes with a deeply emotional language and structural clarity that has drawn high praise on an international level. OSL Musicians will be joined by narrator Kirya Traber to present a concert of Alberga’s music alongside pieces by J.S. Bach and Béla Bartók; the program will culminate in the North American premiere of the Alberga’s piece for horn and string quartet, Shining Gate of Morpheus.
A Composer’s Voice: Zoom Discussion with Eleanor Alberga & Kirya Traber
Sunday. December 6, 2:00 PM EST
In connection with The Imagination of Eleanor Alberga, OSL will host a discussion with composer Eleanor Alberga and playwright Kirya Traber. Alberga will elaborate on her creative process and the compositions featured in our online concert. This Zoom discussion is free and open to the public, and will be moderated by OSL Director of Education & Community Engagement, Andrew Roitstein. Read More
Jamaican Medley (arr. for strings by Andrew Roitstein)
Selection from 44 Duos for Two Violins, Sz. 98
Johann Sebastian Bach
Fugue No. 11 in F Major, BWV 856 from the Well-Tempered Clavier (arr. for strings)
String Quartet No. 1, I. Détaché et matellato e zehr lebhaft und Swing It Man
Shining Gate of Morpheus for Horn and String Quartet (North American Premiere)