2019-2020 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT
MUSIC IN THE MANSION Thu, Oct 24, 2019 *On sale now!
Calidore String Quartet keeps us on the edge of our seat with their “remarkable precision of expression” (LA Times). This award-winning ensemble dazzles with a program of works by Ravel, Schumann, and more.
Imagine ancient Chinese melodies brightened by tropical Calypso breezes. We are still reeling from this duo’s 2018 Mansion debut which proved the transglobal pairing of steelpan and dulcimer is out of this world.
JOSANNE FRANCIS & CHAO TIAN
Thu, Sept 19, 2019
CALIDORE STRING QUARTET
Brazilian-American Assad is a significant artistic voice in the classical, world music, pop, and jazz genres. The Grammynominated composer sings in five different languages and is renowned for her musical scope and versatility.
Thu, Sept 26, 2019
AROOJ AFTAB Thu, Oct 3, 2019 This Pakistan-born and New York City-based artist weaves the mystical serenity of Sufi poetry into hypnotic soundscapes. Aftab has collaborated with artists such as Meshell Ndegeocello, Esperanza Spalding, and the Sufi poet Abida Parveen.
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After a car accident permanently impaired her left hand, Joyce made it her mission to reimagine disability through the arts. With her angelic vocals and vintage, toy organ, she creates works of “serene power” (New York Times).
Thu, Nov 14, 2019
CLARICE ASSAD, PIANO
PARDON MY FRENCH! Thu, Nov 21, 2019 Sauntering out of New Orleans, this vintage French jazz band was born from a shared love of Edith Piaf and Charles Trenet. With humor and style, Pardon My French! brings a certain je ne sais quoi to le Mansion.