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The 92nd Street Y presents Gateways Music Festival: The Marian Anderson String Quartet

April 22, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s leading cultural venues, presents Gateways Music Festival: The Marian Anderson String Quartet as part of its Spring Classical Concert Season on April 22, 2022 at 7:30pm. Concerts are for fully vaccinated audiences, all concerts are also available for streaming. For more information, including purchasing tickets and COVID-19 protocols for in-person performances, please visit 92Y.org/Concerts.

Co-presented with the GATEWAYS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Friday, April 22, 2022, 7:30 PM

In collaboration with the renowned Eastman School of Music’s Gateways Music Festival’s “Around the Town” Series, the award-winning Marian Anderson String Quartet presents a concert in the intimate Buttenwieser Hall. The critically-acclaimed all-female ensemble has performed at presidential inaugurations, the Library of Congress and more, making history in 1991 when they won the International Cleveland Quartet Competition – the first African American ensemble to win a classical music competition.

“On Being Enslaved”
RHIANNON GIDDENS: At the Purchaser’s Option with Variations (arr. J. Garchik)     
JONATHAN MCNAIR: Follow the Drinking Gourd                                     
SAMUEL ADLER: In Memoriam: Marian Anderson    
DAVID WALLACE: In Honor of Marian Anderson                                                        
ANTONIN DVOŘÁK: String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96 “American”    
JOHN ROSAMON JOHNSON: Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (arr. J.W. Johnson)

About 92nd Street Y: The 92nd Street Y (92Y) is a world-class center for the arts and innovation, a convener of ideas, and an incubator for creativity. 92Y offers extensive classes, courses and events online including live concerts, talks and master classes; fitness classes for all ages; 250+ art classes, and parenting workshops for new moms and dads. The 92nd Street Y is transforming the way people share ideas and translate them into action all over the world. All of 92Y’s programming is built on a foundation of Jewish values, including the capacity of civil dialogue to change minds; the potential of education and the arts to change lives; and a commitment to welcoming and serving people of all ages, races, religions, and ethnicities. For more information, visit www.92Y.org.


April 22, 2022