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Mason Bates's KC Jukebox: JFK Jukebox

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 7:30 PM

Mason Bates's KC Jukebox

In celebration of President Kennedy, KC Jukebox presents an evening of music informed by the Civil Rights movement, from Carlos Simon's An Elegy: Cry From the Grave—a haunting dedication to those wrongfully murdered by an oppressive power, performed by the Parker Quartet—to a special performance by David T. Little's band, Newspeak. The evening's featured piece is The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc for 10 cellos by recently rediscovered visionary Julius Eastman, performed by American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME).

Price

$25

Run Time

Approx. 1 hour

About

In celebration of President Kennedy, KC Jukebox presents an evening of music informed by the Civil Rights movement, from Carlos Simon's An Elegy: Cry From the Grave—a haunting dedication to those wrongfully murdered by an oppressive power, performed by the Parker Quartet—to a special performance by David T. Little's band, Newspeak. The evening's featured piece is The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc for 10 cellos by recently rediscovered visionary Julius Eastman, performed by American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME). The program is conducted by Colin Burnham.

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