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The Imagination of Eleanor Alberga

Part of: NYC Five-Borough Tour

 Friday, January 15, 2021  12:00pm  Virtual Concert - OSLmusic.org

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Streaming On-Demand December 3 – February 28

For more information, contact Tylor Thomas: 212.594.6100 x112 or TThomas@OSLmusic.org

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


Eleanor Alberga

Jamaican Medley (arr. for strings by Andrew Roitstein)

Béla Bartók

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)

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)


Kirya Traber

Orchestra of St. Luke's