Culture Night 2020

Time and date

Friday 18 September 2020

7:00 pm

Recorded at Saint Anthony Park United Church of Christ, St Paul Minnesota

Admission: Free

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2020 is the Centenary of Women’s Suffrage in the USA. Pacifica Quartet will play a programme intended for the 2020 Chamber Music Festival, unfortunately cancelled due to the Covid-19 Lockdown. This concert is co-produced by the West Cork Chamber Music Festival, the Schubert Club and the Portland Chamber Music Festival. The concert features four great American female composers and closes with Fanny Mendelssohn’s string quartet. This video will be released on the West Cork Chamber Music website at 7pm on Friday 18th September.

All works performed by Pacifica Quartet

Composer Work
Amy Beach String Quartet, Op. 89
Ruth Crawford Seeger String Quartet (1931)
Jennifer Higdon Voices commissioned by the Pacifica Quartet
Florence Price Andante moderato from Quartet in G major
Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet in E-flat major
Arts Council - funding literature
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Places West Cork Islands
RTÉ Supporting The Arts
Maritime Hotel