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New York, NY (Aguas da Amazonia – PREMIERE ORCHESTRAL VERSION)
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GLASS Aguas da Amazonia (world premiere of orchestral version)
GLISSANT Echaurren (Sketches of a Continent)
The Brooklyn Orchestra will give its inaugural gala for the 2020 season on Friday, March 13th at 7:30 pm at Roulette Intermedium, 509 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY.
Brooklyn Orchestra’s Artistic Director, Olivier Glissant, is dedicating the 2020 season to music of the Americas. For the inaugural gala, the Brooklyn Orchestra — fresh from its performances at Carnegie Hall, the United Nations and the Pantheon-Sorbonne in Paris — will perform the world premiere of a new orchestration of “Aguas da Amazonia” by Philip Glass and two of Glissant’s tone poems, “Echaurren (Sketches of a Continent)” and “Egyptian Nights.”