Sphinx Virtuosi: "Music without Borders — Music unites the world when words fail."
As part of one of the world’s most dynamic chamber orchestras, these 18 professional players are among the nation’s acclaimed Black and Latino professional solo instrumentalists and chamber musicians. Music Without Borders, an electrifying and haunting program, features works by Shostakovich, Cassadó, Emmy Award-nominated Syrian-American composer Kareem Roustom, and a commission by Grammy Award-winning trumpeter Terence Blanchard. Through Music Without Borders, these cultural ambassadors share the journey of various communities from around the world who seek peace, harmony, and refuge from hardship due to conflict.
Yasushi Okutagawa: Triptych for String Orchestra
Miguel del Aquila: Life is a Dream
Terence Blanchard: Concerto for SV
Gaspar Cassado: Solo Cello Suite No 3
Dmitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony
Kareem Roustoum: Dabke (from "A Voice Exclaiming”)