PUBLIQuartet, National Sawdust’s 2018-19 Artists-in-Residence, marked Earth Day 2019 with four world premieres responding to the crisis facing our environment. This concert features:
Niloufar Nourbakhsh: Happiness Filled the Space of Sadness (2019) –commissioned by PUBLIQuartet with support from The Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund – 0:00 minutes
Avik Sarkar: Stray Birds for String Quartet (2019) – Winner of the “Psarianos Violins Young Artists Prize” – 14:05 minutes
Gemma Peacocke: As Bright and Cold as Glass (2019) – 21:26 minutes
Vahid Jahandari: The Gray Forrest (2019) – 35:40 minutes
More than ever, our city needs a home that welcomes and celebrates music in all its forms and vibrancy. Match for Music: Double Your Donation to National Sawdust today to strengthen our resiliency and keep our doors open to support artists’ livelihoods, digitally and in the future. Every dollar you contribute will be matched 1:1 by our Board Chair Kevin Dolan and President Jill Steinberg up to $300,000. Thank you for anything you can do to help National Sawdust continue to connect us all through the gift of music.
Like National Sawdust, artists are being hit incredibly hard in these trying times. Please consider buying their music and merch directly: publiquartet.com
Performances are free, but we would love to keep in touch. We will provide artist lineups, updates on scheduling, and resources to accompany the performances. We will NOT share your information with anyone else.