SEASON PASS "Room | to | Breathe"

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SEASON PASS "Room | to | Breathe"

Day and Time

Thu, 09 July 2020 - Sat, 12 September 2020 12:00PM - 09:00PM (EDT)

Description

GRAMMY NOMINATED RECORD LABEL BRIGHT SHINY THINGS LAUNCHES A SIX PART LIVE HD STREAMING CONCERT SERIES DUBBED ROOM | TO | BREATHE PRESENTED IN COLLABORATION WITH
NANCY MANOCHERIAN’S THE CELL

Broadcast live from the Cell and curated by co-artistic directors Blythe Gaissert, Louis Levitt, and Michael Kelly, ROOM | TO | BREATHE celebrates intersections of musical styles from classical to contemporary, spoken word, visual and performance art. All performances are thematically aligned with a charitable organization, which will receive a portion of ticket sales in addition to donations.

A Season Pass ticket includes access to livestream and rebroadcast events for all six concerts, as well as the ability to watch anytime after the rebroadcast. The price for this ticket is $125

T Stands For…
Saturday, June 27th
5pm and 8pm

As a part of June’s Pride Month celebration, “T Stands For…” unites artists around the rallying cry, “we are stronger when we rise together.” Joy, struggle and liberation are expressed through music across ages and styles. This event and our performers stand up with the transgender community as they work to undo the social hurdles, injustices and violence they face everyday. Part of all proceeds will be donated to The Black Trans Advocacy Coalition. www.blacktrans.org

Artists include:
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano
Benedicte Jourdois, piano
John Kelly, performance artist
Michael Kelly, baritone
Louis Levitt, double bass
Andrew Yee, cello

Divine Feminine
Saturday, July 11th
5pm and 8pm

“Femininity is depicted as weakness, the sapping of strength, yet masculinity is so fragile that apparently even the slightest brush with the feminine destroys it.” This quote by Gwen Swap serves as inspiration for “Divine Feminine” in which we will break open your expectations of where femininity can thrive.
Part of all proceeds will benefit Step Up (www.suwn.org), an organization that empowers girls to fulfill their potential.

Artists:
Amanda Gookin's Forward Music Project:
Multimedia works for solo cello that elevate stories of feminine empowerment
AND SHE
Jessica Meyer - composer, librettist, actor, violist, vocalist
Caroline Fermin - choreographer, dancer
Further artists TBA

Culture Creatures
Saturday, July 25th
5pm and 8pm

Our cultural landscape is a tapestry of colorful patterns stitched together by experience and circumstance. In diversity there is strength. Music and art draw from this in abundance. “Culture Creatures” weaves together a unique tapestry made up of the great variety available to us. Part of all proceeds will benefit The Young Center For Immigrant Children's Rights (theyoungcenter.org)

Artists:
Bombay Rickey’s -Kamala Sankarum (voice, accordion) & Drew Fleming (guitar, voice)
Kevork Mourad, visual artist
Further artists TBA

Breaking Waves
Saturday, August 8th
5pm and 8pm

Across oceans, as well as right in our own backyard, the world’s population fights for access to basic healthcare needs. As we face the global pandemic, these needs are urgent and greater than ever. “Breaking Waves” engages with the seemingly endless fight for access through sound and spoken word. Part of all proceeds will benefit Partners in Health. (PIH.org)
Artists: The Weeklies, a highly anticipated new trio of violinist Jonathan Miron, guitarist Jordan Dodson, & double bassist Louis Levitt. Further Artists TBA

Sound | in | Sight
Saturday, August 22
5pm and 8pm

It’s not hard to see that science matters and can help us overcome the many challenges we face on this planet. “Sound | in | Sight” celebrates the beauty of earth, the truth about its fragility and the reason that can guide us through. Part of all proceeds benefit Union of Concerned Scientists, an organization that uses science to solve the plant’s most pressing problems. (Ucsusa.org)
Artists: Curtis Stewart, violinist of the Grammy nominated Publiquartet and soprano, Andriane Dandrich; further artists TBA

World Hold On
Saturday, Sept 12
5pm and 8pm

The beat. The pulse. The unifying rhythm of human existence. We are all one. “World Hold On” unites us through sound, rhythm and poetry that exemplify the very base structure of our plight here on earth. To be fed, to be sheltered, to be loved. Cultures, language, and even oceans may separate us, but the beating of our hearts unites us. The program will include the world premiere of Dalit Warshaw’s “Dream Land.” Part of all proceeds will benefit Rise Against Hunger. (Riseagainsthunger.org)

Artists:
Mike Block, cello/voice/composer
Blythe Gaissert, mezzo-soprano
Louis Levitt, double bass
Michael Kelly, baritone
Shane Shanahan, percussion/composer
Dalit Warshaw, piano/composer

Day and Time

Thu, 09 July 2020 - Sat, 12 September 2020 12:00PM - 09:00PM (EDT)
from $125.00