45th Parallel Universe

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Our series continues with host Warren Black and 45th Parallel Universe on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at 7:00 PM PT, with an encore broadcast on Sunday, October 24 at 4:00 PM.

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Featuring works by:
• Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
• Bela Bartók (1881-1945)
• Robert Beaser (b. 1954)
• David Bowie (1947-2016)
• Kenji Bunch (b. 1973)
• Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
• William Finn (b. 1952)
• Nia Imani Franklin (b. 1993)
• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
• Florence Price (1887-1953)
• Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
• Kirsten Volness (b. 1980)


45th Parallel Universe is a collective of musicians who come together to celebrate great chamber music with intimate artistic experiences. Founded by Greg Ewer, a violinist of insatiable curiosity, 45th Parallel stands apart from the city’s other chamber groups by its borderless and unbounded innovation. Since 2009, 45th Parallel has happily demolished distinctions between old and new chamber music, bluegrass and jazz, fiddle and folk.

Learn more at 45thparallelpdx.org.

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