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January 2021

Castle of Our Skins: In Black & White [LIVE] (on-demand until 1/22/2021)

Castle of Our Skins Friday, January 15, 2021 (PST) @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

String quartets by Jeffrey Mumford, Luciano Berio, Florence Price, Antonín Dvořák, & more, showcasing the artistic intermingling between the work of African American composers & European aesthetics.

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Groupmuse: Sound Off x Bass Players for Black Composers – New Works for the New Year

Sound Off: Music for BailGroupmuse Saturday, January 16, 2021 (PST) @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

Mason Bynes – [WRECK]oning
Sarian Sankoh – everythingfeelsthesame
Byron Crenshaw – yung perseverent spirit
Akua Dixon – Efua
Florence Price – “Andante moderato” from String Quartet in G major

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New Gallery Concert Series: From There to Here

New Gallery Concert Series Saturday, January 16, 2021 (PST) @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

New works by Jessica Mays, Vanessa Lann, Forbes Graham, Aaron Trant, & Kenji Bunch; as well as visual art from Rashon Rah-Lik Briggs.

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SMCO: Sakari Dixon Vanderveer – ‘Of Tattered Threads and Recollections’ (on-demand until 12/1/21)

Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra Saturday, January 16, 2021 (PST) @ 8:00 pm - 8:15 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

SMCO presents the virtual world premiere of Sakari Dixon Vanderveer’s Of Tattered Threads and Recollections, recorded & produced in quarantine.

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Groupmuse: Seule, Music for Flute Alone [LIVE]

Groupmuse Sunday, January 17, 2021 (PST) @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

Johann Sebastian Bach – Flute Partita in A minor, BWV 1013
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach – Flute Sonata in A minor, Wq. 132
Jacques Ibert – Piéce pour flûte seule
Daniel Dorff – Nocturne Caprice
Lowell Liebermann – Soliloquy, Op. 44
Adolphus Hailstork – Flute Set
Robert Muczynski – Three Preludes, Op. 18

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Boston “Freedom & Resilience” Stringfest with Castle of our Skins

Castle of Our SkinsCity Strings UnitedBoston City-Wide String OrchestraBoston String AcademyCelebrity Series of Boston Monday, January 18, 2021 (PST) @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

Members of the Castle of our Skins artist collective team with youth ensembles from across Boston in this special collaborative concert, featuring the world premiere of Jessica Mays’ Anthem for Go.

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Third Coast Percussion: In with the New

Third Coast Percussion Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (PST) @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

Devonté Hynes – Press
Joe W. Moore III – Halo
Rodrigo Bussad – Kodama
Gemma Peacocke – Death Wish

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Civic Orchestra of Chicago Episode 1: Montgomery, Akiho, Sorey, & Adams (on-demand until 2/20/2021)

Civic Orchestra of ChicagoChicago Symphony Orchestra Thursday, January 21, 2021 (PST) | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

Jessie Montgomery – Starburst
Andy Akiho – LIgNEouS 1 for marimba and string quartet
Tyshawn Sorey – Sentimental Shards
John Adams – Short Ride in a Fast Machine

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Des Moines Symphony: Live from the Temple – Dance, Rhythm, & Blues

Des Moines Symphony Thursday, January 21, 2021 (PST) @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

Michael Daugherty – Sinatra Shag
Vincent D’Indy – “Danses” from Chanson et danses, Op. 50
Darius Milhaud – Concerto for Percussion and Small Orchestra, Op. 109
Igor Stravinsky – Three Dances from L’Histoire du soldat (“The Soldier’s Tale”)
Astor Piazzolla, arr. James Kazik – Libertango
William Grant Still – “Blues” from Lenox Avenue
Scott Joplin, arr. Marvin Hamlisch – Solace
Scott Joplin, arr. Gunther Schuller – The Entertainer

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Groupmuse: Ravel, Blues, & Bach – Henderson [LIVE]

Groupmuse Friday, January 22, 2021 (PST) @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Online event, Anywhere in the world, WA

Johann Sebastian Bach – “IV. Sarabande” & “V. Gavotte I & II”, & “VI. Gigue” from Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson – “III. Jettin’ Blues” from Blue/s Forms I
Jessie Montgomery – Rhapsody No. 1 for solo violin
Maurice Ravel – Sonata for Violin and Cello

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