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MARCH 21-22, 2014 - CINCINNATI, OHIO

Musical worlds merge when Louis Langrée and the CSO embark on a groundbreaking artistic collaboration with Cincinnati’s premier new music festival, MusicNOW and Artistic Director Bryce Dessner. With unique programs on Friday and Saturday evenings, explore heart-pounding music of pure intensity, gorgeous melodies and sheer genius.

The festival features the solo electric guitar talents of Bryce and Aaron Dessner of the acclaimed rock band The National, performing Bryce’s St. Carolyn by the Sea, and global premieres by the world’s hottest composers Nico Muhly and Pulizer Prize winner David Lang.


Program 1 :Friday March 21

Opening Act: Little Lights

Bryce Dessner St. Carolyn by the Sea

Nico Muhly World Premiere

Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy

Artists

Eighth BlackbirdEnsembleBryce Dessner
Aaron Dessner

Program 2 :Saturday, March 22

Opening Act: Olga Bell

Krzysztof PendereckiPolymorphia

Jonny Greenwood48 Responses to Polymorphia

David LangWorld Premiere

ProkofievScythian Suite

Artists

Louis LangréeConductor

Bonnie "Prince" Billy Selections


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