Musical Conversation

With Isabel Leonard, Nadia Sirota + Christopher Rountree

May 7 at 5:30 P.M. (PT)

‘Beyond The Horizon’ is co-sponsored by Howard + Judith Jelinek and Ruth Eliel + Bill Cooney. Additional support for this program comes from Raulee Marcus.

About Isabel Leonard

Isabel Leonard has built an unprecedented international career, performing all over the world and winning a number of competitions and awards. She is a multiple Grammy Award winner, most recently for Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges on Decca (2016) and The Tempest from The Metropolitan Opera on Deutsche Grammophon (2014), both Best Opera Recording.

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About Nadia Sirota

Violist Nadia Sirota’s varied career spans solo performances, chamber music, curation, and broadcasting. In all branches of her artistic life she aims to open classical music up to a broader audience. Nadia’s singular sound and expressive execution have served as muse to dozens of composers, including Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, Missy Mazzoli, Daníel Bjarnason, Judd Greenstein, Marcos Balter, and David Lang.

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About Christopher Rountree

Christopher Rountree has distinguished himself as one of classical music’s most forward-thinking innovators in programming, conducting, and community building.

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Close Quarters features classical music performances set to images and art created and processed in a first-of-its-kind digital studio at Wilhardt + Naud. Music Director Jaime Martín and Director and Designer James Darrah seek to create a digital series that celebrates collaboration in an age of isolation.

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About this conversation

This 45 minute virtual event is facilitated online using the social conferencing platform Zoom. This event is being streamed globally. If you are joining us from outside the United States, please use this time zone converter to check your local live streaming time.

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