On Palaver Strings' East Coast tour Simple Gifts, we will perform classical masterworks and folk melodies alike, framed by words from American poets, artists, historical figures, and current visionaries. Letting music take over where words fall short, we invite you to join us in a shared musical experience. As music gives us a time and place to reflect, we hope to bring communities closer together: made stronger by their diversity, wiser through dialogue, and more compassionate through shared experience. Palaver Strings' simple gift is music.
Simple Gifts Program
ARENSKY Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
DOWLAND Lachrimae Amantis (Lover's Tears)
BARTOK Romanian Folk Dances arr. Goodin BRACKETT Simple Gifts arr. Goodin BARTOK Divertimento for String Orchestra
This performance is featured as part of the Kennedy Center's free daily performance series on its Millennium Stage in the Grand Foyer + See Upcoming Events Here!
Event poster by Artist, Anna French