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R/Evolution

  • 15th Street Gallery 1519 South 1500 East Salt Lake City, UT, 84105 United States (map)

In our first Gallery Series concert, we meet a millennium of musical revolutionaries, from the mystical works of medieval composer Hildegard von Bingen through Beethoven and Shostakovich to 20th century pioneers such as Philip Glass and Florence Price, the first African American woman to have her work performed by a major symphony orchestra.

Hildegard von Bingen: O vitus Sapientiæ (O Strength of Wisdom)
Johannes Ockeghem: Ut Heremita Solus (Only As Hermits)
Claudio Monteverdi: “Pur ti miro” from L’incoronazione di Poppea (The Coronation of Poppea)
Johann Sebastian Bach: Contrapunctus 1 from Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue)
Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet op. 33 no. 3 “The Bird”: I. Allegro moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, op. 18 no. 6: IV. La Malinconia
Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G minor: II. Assez vif et bien rythmé
Florence Price: String Quartet in G major: II. Andante
Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3: III. Allegro non troppo
Philip Glass: String Quartet No. 5: Part IV
Caroline Shaw: Blueprint

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Following each Gallery Concert, ticketholders are invited to enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d'oeuvres with the artists at a reception.

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About the Music

O vitus sapientiæ
(O Strength of Wisdom)
Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)
arranged for string quartet

Ut Heremita Solus
(Only As Hermits)
Johannes Ockeghem (1410/25-1497)
arranged for string quartet

“Pur ti miro” from L’incoronazione di Poppea
(“I Adore You” from The Coronation of Poppea)
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
composed 1643. first performance: spring of 1643, Teatro Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice.
arranged for string quartet

Contrapunctus 1 from Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
arranged for string quartet

String Quartet op. 33 no. 3 “The Bird”
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
composed 1781. first performance: December 25, 1781, Vienna.
string quartet

I. Allegro moderato

String Quartet No. 6 in B-flat major, op. 18 no. 6
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
composed 1798. published 1801.

IV. La Malinconia

String Quartet in G minor, op. 10
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
composed 1893. first performance: December 29, 1893, Société Nationale, Paris. Ysaÿe Quartet.
string quartet

II. Assez vif et bien rythmé

String Quartet in G major
Florence Price (1887-1953)
composed 1929.
string quartet

II. Andante

String Quartet No. 3 in F major, op. 73
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
composed 1946. first performance: December 1946, Moscow. The Beethoven Quartet.
string quartet

III. Allegro non troppo

String Quartet No. 5
Philip Glass (b. 1937)
composed 1991. first performance: February 15, 1992. Kronos Quartet.
string quartet

Part IV

Blueprint
Caroline Shaw (b. 1982)
composed 2017.

Earlier Event: November 18
Royal Musings
Later Event: January 20
Earthbound