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Due to rain
this weekend, the Grammy-nominated, Imani Winds will now perform on
Wednesday, August 25, at 8:00PM.
That means that you can hear the two
most esteemed ensembles to have emerged from the Sphinx Organization,
Imani and Harlem Quartet back to back on the Back Deck next week!
have distinguished themselves as virtuosic, innovative, and barrier
breaking. The chance to hear them both in successive days is rare and
special. With less than 2% of musicians in American orchestras being
African American or Latinx, the achievements of these two ensembles
shatter barriers and preconceived notions while dazzling audiences
with their unparalleled musicianship and artistry.
Winds and Harlem Quartet as a package and save 20%! That's two
evenings of music for you and a friend for only $80!
See below our
list of 5 reasons you need to hear these two ensembles!
advantage of this special promotion, call the box office at
offer is for these select concerts only and does not apply to
5 Reasons you NEED to hear these
Imani Winds most recent recording, Bruits, topped
The New York Times list, "5 Classical Albums to
Hear Right Now"
Praised byThe New York Times for their
"panache", Harlem Quartet will stun you with their
unconventional blend of jazz and classical with works like "Take
the A Train"
The New Yorker described Harlem Quartet as "a superb professional
ensemble and wrote of this program "William Bolcom’s Three
Rags for String Quartet gives an easy, ironic spin to ragtime
melodies...before bringing it home with a jaunty rendition of “Take
the ‘A’ Train.
The New Yorker described Imani Winds as "the nation's leading
You deserve two evenings of stunning sunsets and
beautiful music this week. Come on, treat yourself!
over two decades of music making, the Grammy nominated Imani Winds has
led both a revolution and evolution of the wind quintet through their
dynamic playing, adventurous programming, imaginative collaborations
and outreach endeavors that have inspired audiences of all ages and
Award-winning Harlem Quartet is as adept at Mozart as
they are at Ellington. Harlem Quartet advances diversity in classical
music while engaging new audiences with varied repertoire that
includes works by minority composers. Their mission to share their
passion with a wider audience has taken them around the world; from a
2009 performance at The White House for President Obama and First
Lady, Michelle Obama, to a highly successful tour of South Africa in
2012, and numerous venues in between.