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Encore Chamber Music Institute: Music & Ideas Festival

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Encore Chamber Music Institute presents a performance by the Cavani String Quartet and Poet Mwatabu Okantah: "Enchantment."

This concert is presented as part of Encore Chamber Music's Music & Ideas Festival, which showcases eclectic performances and illuminating conversations featuring artists and speakers from around the globe. This program is sponsored by the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Beatrice McDowell Grant. If you wish to see full festival details with additional days and locations please follow the link.  

This event is free and open to the public. Please follow this link to register for your free admission by clicking on "Join the guestlist."

ANTON WEBERN (1883-1945)
Langsamer Satz

Collage: Music and Poetry
MWATABU OKANTAH — Collage with Music by Antonín Dvořák
LANGSTON HUGHES SUITE — "Montage of a Dream Deferred" with music by Béla Bartók, Antonín Dvořák (arr. Cavani)
MWATABU OKANTAH — "Breakfast at the Ibis" with music by Merry Peckham
MWATABU OKANTAH — "Griot Stylee" with music by Jessie Montgomery
MWATABU OKANTAH — "Legacy" with music by Merry Peckham


CÉCILE CHAMINADE (1857-1944) (arr. Cavani)
Album des enfants, Op. 122/126

CLAUDE DEBUSSY (1862-1918)
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10


Cavani String Quartet:
Annie Fullard, violin
Catherine Cosbey, violin
Eric Wong, violin
Kyle Price, cello

Mwatabu Okantah, Kent State University

Relax in Main Library’s 400-seat auditorium. Free parking is available in the High/Market deck on weekends.

Contact the Culture & AV Division at 330.643.9015 or for more information.