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VSO Jukebox at Merchants Hall
March 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This innovative chamber music series, curated by Vermont composer and VSO Creative Projects Chair Matt LaRocca, features a sliding-scale payment option and a singular concert experience.
Our March Jukebox program celebrates International Women’s Day with a lineup of all female composers. The evening will be co-curated by Matthew Evan Taylor, professor of music at Middlebury College and our 2019 Made in Vermont world premiere composer. The two Matts have chosen pieces for the Jukebox quartet by historical composers such as Fanny Mendelssohn and Florence Price, as well as composers of today, including Mary Ellen Childs and Jessie Montgomery. We look forward to championing music by women with our Jukebox audiences!
Sponsored by the Ann M. Bragg Charitable Trust, in memory of Ann Miller Bragg, and Sap! Beverages.
This event is BYOB.
For venue accessibility information, please call Merchants Hall at (802) 855-8081.
Gabriela Lena Frank – Torqueada from Leyendas
Fanny Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E Flat Major, mvmt 1, Adagio ma non troppo
Germaine Tailleferre – String Quartet, mvmt 1, Modere
Florence Price – String Quartet in G Major, mvmt 2, Andante Moderato
Jessie Montgomery – Strum
Mary Ellen Childs – Pizz Hocket and Strum, from Dream House
Gabriela Lena Frank – Canto de Velorio from Leyendas
Jennifer Higdon – Reel Time, from Southern Harmony