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Chameleon Arts Ensemble performs Shostakovich, Beethoven, Haas, Part

April 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$22 – $49

Resilience of the human spirit is the central theme for the Chameleon Arts Ensemble’s April program. Pavel Haas completed his third String Quartet in 1938 as Czechoslovakia was being annexed, three years before he was interned at the Terezín camp and later murdered at Auschwitz. His singular musical language carried forward the Czech traditions instilled in him by his teacher Janáček, with influences of Jewish and Moravian folksong, chant, and jazz. While at Terezín, he wrote: “Our will to create art has always been as strong as our will to survive.” We present this rare and important work alongside Beethoven’s Cello Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2; Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel for clarinet and piano; Guo Shang: Hymn to the Fallen by Shen Yiwen; and Shostakovich’s powerful declaration of defiance, sorrow, and silence, the Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor, Op. 67.

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$22 – $49
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.chameleonarts.org

Organizer

Chameleon Arts Ensemble
Phone:
617-427-8200
Email:
info@chameleonarts.org
Website:
http://www.chameleonarts.org

Other

Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group
Email (will not be used for public posting)
info@chameleonarts.org

Venue

First Church in Boston
66 Marlborough Street
Boston, 02116
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Phone:
6174278200

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