Awakening: A Musical Meditation On The Anniversary Of 9/11

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An exceptional musical experience devised around Michael Gordon’s piece The Sad Park, inspired by recordings of New York school children’s reactions to the events of 9/11. The journey begins with a chance to explore music from outside the traditional string quartet realm – from Uzbekistan to Argentina, from Russia to Iraq and beyond – leading us to the morning of the attack; from the sudden shock to when the healing begins and a children’s choir appears…

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