Arts Access Grantee, CreArtBox, presents the CreArt Music Festival
Friday, August 30, Saturday, August 31, Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Plaxall Art Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Tickets: $25 each or $60 for a weekend pass
Directed by flutist Guillermo Laporta and pianist Josefina Urraca, this edition features performances of both classic and new repertoire accompanied by theatre design, dance, and video projection, including Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, Wei Dai’s Mandalas in the Rubble, Mendelssohn, Haydn & Rorem’ piano trios, and the world premiere of Two Roads, an interdisciplinary chamber opera for mezzo-soprano, physical actor, choir, dance ensemble, electronics, piano, percussion, and a movable set.
Queens-based organization CreArtBox presents an array of international artists including violinist Adelya Nartadjieva, cellist Julia Yang, clarinetist Jonathan Cohen, flutist Guillermo Laporta, pianist Josefina Urraca, theater director & choreographer Tagore Gonzalez, set & costume designer Isis de Coura, and a cast of 7 dancers, physical actors, and singers.
Tickets are on sale at www.creartbox.nyc. The price for each performance is $25. A $60 premium weekend pass is also available which includes premium seating for all 3 concerts, a free drink at each concert, and a personal thank you gift from the artists. These performances open the CreArtBox 2019/20 season, that will continue with a residency at the Renee Weiler Concert Hall and the DiMenna Center, a full-stage production at The Tank Theater, and multiple performances in Boston, Chicago, and Tokyo. Season highlights include Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Maurice Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro, Sebastian Currier’s Remix, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, and the world premieres of three newly commissioned pieces by Wei Dai, Evan O. Adams, and Brian Shank.
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