Events downtown

Sep 18

Portland Chamber Music Festival: Johnny Gandelsman — This Is America
Location: 71 Cove St, Portland, Maine 04101, US
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Portland Chamber Music Festival presents Grammy-winning violinist Johnny Gandelsman in a solo program that combines his free-spirited approach to the glorious music of Bach with a set of newly-commissioned works from his ambitious project This is America, acclaimed by Pitchfork for “crystallizing a new vision for American classical music.”

J.S. Bach (transcribed for violin) | Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009 (1717-1723)
Tomeka Reid | Rhapsody (2021)*
Christina Courtin | Stroon (2021)
Tyshawn Sorey | For Courtney Bryan (2021)
Ebun Oguntola | Reflections (2021)
Justin Messina | Music For Solitutde (2021)
Rhiannon Giddens | New To The Session (2021)

*PCMF commission