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Glass Works: Meet the Composer Jung Sun Kan/Open Rehearsal

Rochester-based quintet fivebyfive is excited to commission four works for The Path to Paradise: Judith Schaechter’s Stained-Glass Art,  coming to the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) in February 2020. Schaechter has explored and pushed the limits of the stained-glass medium for over 35 years.

The exhibition will explore her magical, ethereal and other-worldly images. Combined with the lush, rich colors and patterns, fivebyfive is eager to bring Schaechter’s works to life musically, and will commission four composers to write pieces inspired by her work.

Composers Edie Hill, Jung Sun Kang, Andrea Mazzariello, and Jonathan Russell will write pieces for a premiere concert on the opening day of the exhibition. These four composers were chosen for their unique compositional voices that will effectively capture and reflect upon the emotional, color-filled world of Ms. Schaechter’s work. The commissioned works will be completed in the fall of 2019. Following the premiere concert, fivebyfive will include these works on its tour and make a documentary and recording of the project.

On this date, Sunday, November 10, 2019 – JUNG SUN KANG will share her composition. Included in museum admission. 

“The chamber ensemble fivebyfive has quickly become a go-to source for contemporary classical concert music in Rochester. “ 
— Daniel J. Kushner, CITY Newspaper

Sunday, November 10 at 2:00pm

Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607

Event Type

Arts and Entertainment, Concerts/Performances

Audience

General Public

Tags

performing arts

Website

https://www.fivebyfivemusic.com/projects

Group
Memorial Art Gallery
Hashtag

#fivebyfive

Contact Phone or Email

(585) 276-8900

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