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The 92nd Street Y presents The Knights and Edgar Meyer, bass, play Copland, Meyer, and more
April 30, 2022
The 92nd Street Y, one of New York’s leading cultural venues, presents The Knights and Edgar Meyer, bass, play Copland, Meyer, and more as part of its Spring Classical Concert Season on April 30, 2022 at 8pm. 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.
ERIC JACOBSEN, conductor
EDGAR MEYER, double bass
Saturday, April 30, 2022, 8 PM
Double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer earned a MacArthur “Genius” Award for his work fusing classical and bluegrass forms and styles into his own uniquely American music. He joins The Knights for the New York premiere of his second concerto. The concert opens with a performance of Jamaican-born British composer Eleanor Alberga’s Shining Gates of Morpheus. Closing it and continuing the American character of Meyer’s work is Copland’s Appalachian Spring.
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Edgar Meyer, bass
David Byrd-Marrow, French horn
ELEANOR ALBERGA: Shining Gates of Morpheus
EDGAR MEYER: Concerto No. 3 in E Major for Double Bass and Orchestra
COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
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.