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Brooklyn Rider

Southern Exposure 2014-2015 Season

This innovative series spans the depth and breadth of classical music today, presenting performances of uncompromising quality with something for every artistic taste in every concert.

Join us and see what all the buzz is about!

Concerts are free but are often standing room only. For a donation of $100 or more, patrons may reserve one seat for the entire Southern Exposure season.

Brooklyn Rider

Brooklyn Rider  

string quartet
Friday, September 26, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Recital Hall – Free

"They are four classical musicians performing with the energy of young rock stars jamming on their guitars, a Beethoven-goes-indie foray into making classical music accessible but also celebrating why it was good in the first place." – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Kartik Seshadri

Kartik Seshadri

sitar virtuoso
Friday, November 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Recital Hall – Free

"The mood here was sensual, even blissful . . . with the piece ending in an ecstatic cloud of swirling notes." – The Washington Post

Dolce Suono

Dolce Suono Ensemble with soprano Lucy Shelton

soprano, baritone, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
School of Music Recital Hall – Free

"Think classical music is stuffy and inaccessible? Think again."  – The Bulletin (Philadelphia)

Louis Andriessen

Louis Andriessen's "De Staat" 

music and politics
Friday, March 20, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Moore School Hall – Free

"Andriessen's big boned, hectically minimalist political essay De Staat demonstrated that it is possible to adapt Stravinskian rhythmic material to wholly individual ends." – Daily Telegraph