Digital Concert: All-Star Flute Quartet

Virtual Concert

This digital performance will premiere on Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 pm and be available for on demand viewing for three months following the premiere.

Don't miss a rare opportunity to hear four flutists showcase the versatility and variety of the flute family! This performance brings together four of the Boston area's standout flutists for an afternoon of contemporary music anchored by an exciting world premiere. 

Composer and flutist Valerie Coleman – founder and former flutist of Imani Winds, and one of America’s most-performed living composers – will create a to-be-titled work for our Solo(s) Together commissioning project that will feature four short solos for four players, then a finale that brings the ensemble back together. 

The flute quartet includes Hub New Music founder and executive director, composer and flutist Michael Avitabile; contemporary music champion and Boston Conservatory at Berklee Contemporary Classical Department chair Sarah Brady; Fernando Brandão, professor at Berklee College of Music and lecturer on Brazilian music; and Cynthia Meyers, Boston Symphony Orchestra piccoloist and flute faculty member at New England Conservatory. 

PROGRAM (order subject to change)

Margaret Lowe          “Dawn Carol” for flute quartet
Fernando Brandão    Solo improvisation
Kaija Saariaho           “Mirrors” for flute and cello
Amanda Harburg        “Hall of Ghosts” for solo piccolo
Valerie Coleman         “Requiem Milonga” for flute and piano
Valerie Coleman         Four Bostonian Scenes for flute quartet (world premiere; Solo(s) Together)   
Jessie Montgomery     Passacaglia


This event is co-hosted by Ágora Cultural Architects and Celebrity Series of Boston Neighborhood Arts
This event is co-hosted by Ágora Cultural Architects and Celebrity Series of Boston Neighborhood Arts 

2021/22 NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS SEASON

From innovative concerts in the comfort of your living room to outdoor collaboration featuring virtuosic Boston-based artists, this season will feel both familiar and new!

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This performance is made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series' LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Innovation Funds.

Support for this performance is provided by these generous Neighborhood Arts funders.

2021/22 DIGITAL SEASON

Celebrity Series at Home returns to the digital stage!

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