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Virtual Concert: Pyxis Piano Quartet salutes “Epic Divas”

Jan 14, 2021
6:00 pm  -  7:00 pm
Location: Virtual Event
Members: $20 (per household)
Non-Members: $25 (per household)

Pyxis Piano Quartet – Delaware Art Museum’s resident classical ensemble – returns virtually for the 12th season of Concerts on Kentmere!

Registration closed.

Recorded in the Museum’s major exhibition Layered Abstraction (closing January 17, 2021), “Epic Divas” is a musical tribute to the stunning work of contemporary artists Margo Allman and Helen Mason. The concert features compositions by women, with three of the works by living composers.

Tickets are now available for this limited-view concert that will stream beginning on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 6 pm. Ticket holders for the hour-long performance can join the online event premiere via a link that will also allow for unlimited viewing through January 20.

Pyxis Piano Quartet: Epic Divas

Luigi Mazzocchi, violin | Amy Leonard, viola | Jennifer Jie Jin, cello | Hiroko Yamazaki, piano

Arise! Arise! You Slumbering Sleepers (1999) and El Rey de Francia (1993) Judith Weir (b. 1954)
Maia, from The Pleiades (2005) Sophia Serghi (b. 1972)
Three Pieces for Cello and Piano (1914) Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)
Two Pieces for Violin and Piano (1911/1914) Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
Epic Diva: for piano quartet (2012) Matthew Hindson (b. 1968)
Piano Quartet No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 69 (1905) Mel Bonis (1858-1937)

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Epic Divas – Pyxis Piano Quartet

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Bonis – Pyxis Piano Quartet

Featured Artwork in videos: Black Herculon Assemblages, 1976. Margo Allman. Fiber, Overall dimensions vary. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of the artist, 2015. © Margo Allman. | Landscape Forms II ’68, 1968. Margo Allman. Acrylic on canvas, 60 × 70 inches, frame: 61 × 71 inches. Delaware Art Museum, Gift of the artist in honor of Asiye Avis Allman, 2016. © Margo Allman. | All artwork © Margo Allman and © Helen Mason. Learn more about Layered Abstraction and to take a virtual tour of the exhibition.

Organizers & Sponsors

This concert is funded in part by The Amphion Foundation, Inc. This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com.