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Kurt Rohde's Farewell Tour - PART 1

May 18, 2018
7:00 pm
Center for New Music

Tickets: $15 General, $10 Members Buy Tickets Online Tickets also available at the door Kurt Rohde’s Farewell Tour – PART 1 Featuring World Premieres of works for solo viola, and viola and piano Martha Horst – Hammer, for viola and piano Carl Schimmel – Contemplation on Vanessa in the Boneset, for viola and piano Laura Elise Schwendinger – Three Movements for solo viola Ramteen Sazagari – Counterpane for amplified solo viola Mark Winges – The Tapestry of Unknown Islands, for viola and piano Jared Redmond – New Work for solo viola AND viola and piano Kurt Rohde, viola Jared Redmond, piano A multi-year commissioning project, that is modeled after Cher’s decades long Farewell Tours, Kurt Rohde’s Farewell Tour – Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 commissions new works by the most gifted composers that Rohde feels are underrepresented and deserve a wider audience, while also broadening the repertoire for viola. His project’s anticipated year of completion is 2028, at which time he will retire from playing in performance and donate his instrument to some talented whipper-snapper who wants to play viola.

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