Date: May 07, 2013
Time: 5:30 PM - Reception / 8:00 PM Concert
City: Brooklyn, New York
Presenter: Brooklyn Youth Chorus
BYC Gala & Benefit Concert with Kronos Quartet
PROGRAM OF THE EVENING:
5:30PM: Benefit cocktails & light supper, silent auction, performances by younger choristers at The Green Building, 452 Union Street, Brooklyn. Valet parking available.
7:30PM: BYCA party shuttle leaving for Roulette
8:00 PM: Concert by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus with Kronos Quartet at Roulette. 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn
9:15 PM: Champagne & dessert with the artists at Roulette
The program presents BYC commissions, including a world-premiere by Julia Wolfe and works by Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond). New York premieres by Aleksandra Vrebalov and Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire), and works by Bryce Dessner (The National, Clogs) are also featured as part of a new series of BYC co-commissions with BAM.
Recent World Premiere
Philip Glass' String Quartet No. 6 premiered at the Chan Centre in Vancouver (Oct 19, 2013), followed by performances at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, NV (Oct 21), Clarice Smith Center in College Park, MD (Oct 24), and Stanford Live in Stanford, CA (Jan 15, 2014). Upcoming performances include Krannert Center in Urbana, IL (Mar 19), Théâtre de la Ville in Paris (May 5), the Barbican in London (May 13) and more.