When:
Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 8:00p -
10:00p

Where:
First Church in Boston
66 Marlborough Street
Boston, MA 02116

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Admission:
$22-49

Categories:
Music, Performing Arts

Event website:
https://chameleonarts.org

Resilience of the human spirit is the central theme for the Chameleon Arts Ensemble’s November program. Pavel Haas completed his third String Quartet in 1938 as Czechoslovakia was being annexed, three years before he was interned at the Terezín camp and later murdered at Auschwitz. His singular musical language carried forward the Czech traditions instilled in him by his teacher Janáček, with influences of Jewish and Moravian folksong, chant, and jazz. While at Terezín, he wrote: “Our will to create art has always been as strong as our will to survive.” We present this rare and important work alongside Beethoven’s Cello Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2; Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel for clarinet and piano; Guo Shang: Hymn to the Fallen by Shen Yiwen; and Shostakovich’s powerful declaration of defiance, sorrow, and silence, the Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor, Op. 67.


Tickets are $49, $38 or $27 with $5 off for students and seniors. Performances take place on Saturday, November 20 at 8 PM and Sunday, November 21 at 4 PM at First Church in Boston. Proof of vaccination and masks required. Limited seating capacity. For more information or to order tickets, please call 617-427-8200 or visit http://www.chameleonarts.org.

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