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The Imagination of Eleanor Alberga

Part of: Free Community Concerts

 Thursday, December 3, 2020  12:00pm  Virtual Concert - OSLmusic.org

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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.


Program

Eleanor Alberga

Jamaican Medley (arr. for strings by Andrew Roitstein)

Béla Bartók

Selection from 44 Duets for Two Violins

Johann Sebastian Bach

Fugue No. 11 in F Major, BWV 856 from the Well-Tempered Clavier (arr. for strings)

Eleanor Alberga

String Quartet No. 1, I. Détaché et matellato e zehr lebhaft und Swing It Man

Eleanor Alberga

Shining Gate of Morpheus for Horn and String Quartet (North American Premiere)


Performers

Kirya Traber
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Orchestra of St. Luke's
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