CAG Artists on Tour in June
CAG Artists featured at Rite of Spring
Tuesday, June 5, 6:30pm
CAG’s annual Rite of Spring gala this year honors outgoing President Richard S. Weinert with performances by beloved CAG Artists.
The music-filled evening features mezzo-soprano Naomi Louisa O’Connell, violinist Joseph Lin, pianist and CAG’s incoming President Tanya Bannister, the Brasil Guitar Duo, PUBLIQuartet, and SYBARITE5. It will be an evening not to be missed!
Aizuri Quartet performs with
Kinan Azmeh at the Met Museum
Friday, June 1, 7:00pm
Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
CAG’s newest ensemble, M-Prize winner the Aizuri Quartet, performs the final concert of its Met Museum residency, exploring music and migration. Joined by clarinetist Kinan Azmeh of the Grammy Award-Winning Silk Road Ensemble, the Aizuri performs works by Azmeh and Lembit Beecher, plus a suite of short commissions by Pauchi Sasaki, Michi Wiancko, Wang Lu, and Can Bilir.
CAG ARTISTS ON TOUR
New York and Northeast
June 2 – Jiji, guitar, Outdoors for Autism, Mullaly Park, Bronx, NY
June 2 – Brandon Ridenour, trumpet, Shelter Island Presbyterian Church, Shelter Island, NY
June 6 – Argus Quartet, with Elspeth Davis, mezzo-soprano, selections from Elvis Costello’s Juliet Letters, Metropolis Ensemble series, 1 Rivington St, New York, NY
June 7 – Argus Quartet, Salon di Virtuosi, Consulate General of India, New York, NY
June 9-11 – Verona Quartet, Chelsea Music Festival, German Lutheran Church of St. Paul, New York, NY
June 12-20 – Verona Quartet, artists in residence, Music Mountain Academy, Falls Village, CT
June 21 – Verona Quartet, Caramoor Summer Festival, Venetian Theater at Caramoor Center, Katonah, NY
(Featuring the world premiere of Star -Crossed Signals by Julia Adolphe, commissioned for Verona as 2017-2018 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence)
June 30 – JIJI, guitar, Mannes Guitar Seminar, Mannes School of Music, New York, NY
June 10 – Donald Sinta Quartet, Conn-Selmer Institute Summer Workshop, Bethel College, Mishawanka, IN
June 2 – Fei-Fei, piano, Long Beach Symphony, Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, CA
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 with Music Director Edkart Preu