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Stories Without Words

Constellations Virtual Concert #5

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Stories Without Words
Stories Without Words

Time & Location

May 10, 2020, 4:00 PM EDT – May 13, 2020, 4:00 PM EDT

About the Event

Join us virtually on Sunday, May 10 starting at 4PM for "Stories Without Words," our next Constellations Virtual Concert! Our artists will be taking you on a spellbinding musical journey to places words can't reach. As usual, the performance will be posted on our home page ( as well as on our Facebook page, and available online for 72 hours to enjoy at your convenience. Access to the video is free and we encourage you to continue to spread the word and share with family and friends. If you enjoy a more interactive experience, I'd encourage you to join for the Facebook "premiere" right at 4PM Sunday, where you can react and comment along with other listeners (and sometimes the musicians too) in real time! 

We are thrilled to introduce you to French hornist Abel Pereira (principal horn in the National Symphony Orchestra), violinist Joseph Maile and violist Pei-Ling Lin for this weekend's concert!  Joseph and Pei-Ling make up half of the award-winning Telegraph Quartet, and luckily for us are quarantined together.

The program will feature the following works:

               Bernhard Krol: Laudatio

               Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Duo, K. 424

                   II. Andante cantabile

               Vincent Persichetti: Parable VIII

               Paul Hindemith: Sonata for solo violin, Op. 31 No. 1

                   I. Sehr lebhafte Achtel

               Werner Pirchner: The Grasshopper's Journey in the Forest

               Bohuslav Martinu: Three Madrigals

                   III. Allegro

Artistic Director Ellen Hwangbo will host a discussion panel with the performers to discuss their insights into the program and how the current pandemic has influenced their music-making.

A big THANK YOU to Hae-Soon Hahn & Steve Rosenbaum, Lenore & Paul Brantley, Jerry Kickenson, Aron & Karen Primack, Charles & Kathleen Buffon, Rick Lenon & Leslie Hsu, Eliza Jarvinen, Iris Cheng and Annie Rosen for sponsoring the musicians for our fifth Constellations Virtual Concert! 

All of our Virtual Concert programs are crafted by the Programming Committee and specially performed by the artists in their own home for the Constellations audience.  You can donate online by clicking here or texting CONSTELLATIONS to 44-321.  All contributions for this campaign will go 100% to the artists! 

Special thanks to Hae-Soon Hahn & Steve Rosenbaum for sponsoring the Constellations Programming Committee for our entire Virtual Concerts project!

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