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21+ SHOW

Tapestry19: SPCO AT TURF CLUB

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

6:30 pm

$20.00 ADVANCE

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Please note: This is a seated show. Ticket price includes a drink of choice (wine, beer, craft cocktail, or non-alcoholic house-made beverage).


The SPCO brings core chamber music repertoire to the historic Turf Club, a mainstay of the Twin Cities music scene, located in Saint Paul’s Midway neighborhood. For this special Tapestry19 performance at the intimate Turf Club, we’ve asked members of the SPCO: What is your musical home? SPCO musicians — including Sarah Lewis, Joshua Koestenbaum, James Feree, Matthew Wilson and Kyu Young-Kim — will share solo and duo works by Bach, Messiaen, Larsen and Persichetti that have deeply impacted and shaped their musical lives. This performance is part of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Tapestry19 festival, click here for more information.


Tapestry is a new biennial festival that explores a culturally resonant theme within our community through the musical perspectives of a diverse set of composers and artists. In the inaugural 2019 festival, Tapestry19, the SPCO delves into the concept of home — where, when and how we feel at home in a dynamic and ever-changing world. Tapestry19 deals with a central question: “How do I recognize my home?” SPCO Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Lembit Beecher and musicians of the SPCO have curated Tapestry19 to include many musical responses to that question and engage with a wide range of collaborators to explore home from their unique perspectives.

The SPCO brings core chamber music repertoire to the historic Turf Club, a mainstay of the Twin Cities music scene, located in Saint Paul’s Midway neighborhood. For this special Tapestry19 performance at the intimate Turf Club, we’ve asked members of the SPCO: What is your musical home? SPCO musicians will share solo and duo works that have deeply impacted and shaped their musical lives.


THE SAINT PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra is widely regarded as one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world. In collaboration with a team of artistic partners, its virtuoso musicians present more than 130 concerts and educational programs each year, and are regularly heard on public radio’s Performance Today which reaches 1.3 million listeners each week on 289 stations, and SymphonyCast reaching 250,000 listeners each week on 143 stations nationwide. The SPCO has released 67 recordings, commissioned 139 new works, and performed the world premiere of 49 additional compositions. The SPCO has earned the distinction of 17 ASCAP awards for adventurous programming. Renowned for its artistic excellence and remarkable versatility of musical styles, the SPCO tours nationally and internationally, including performances in premier venues in Europe, Asia and South America.