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6:30 pm

Odeon Chamber Orchestra Performs work by Chinese Composer, Chen Yi

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Union Hall, 24 Central Street
Rockport, 04856
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The Camden Conference, in partnership with the Bay Chamber Concerts, is sponsoring a concert by the Odeon Chamber Orchestra at Union Hall in Rockport on February 26 at 6:30 pm. The evening's performance features a chamber work by Chinese Composer, Chen Yi, accompanied by a short video of the artist discussing her work with commentary by Odeon conductor, Deidre McClure. Also on the program are works by Charles Ives and Edward Elgar. The concert is free and will be followed by a reception with the musicians. As a prolific composer who blends Chinese and Western traditions, transcending cultural and musical boundaries, Dr. Chen Yi is the recipient of the prestigious Charles Ives Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2001. She is the Cravens/Millsap/Missouri Distinguished Professor at the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and UMKC Kauffman Award in Faculty Service (2012)...

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