GREEN GUEST ARTIST CONCERT: ATTACCA QUARTET AND CAROLINE SHAW
Oct. 13, 2021 • 7:30 p.m.
Music on the Square
Green Guest Artist Concert:
Oct. 14, 2021 • 7:30 p.m.
A Grammy Award-winning string quartet with the dexterity to glide between music of the 18th century to living composer repertoire, Attacca Quartet has become one of the most versatile and outstanding ensembles of the moment – a quartet for modern times.
GREEN GUEST ARTIST CONCERT: THE COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA WITH DIANE SCHUUR
Directed by Scotty Barnhart
Nov. 12, 2021 • 7:30 p.m.
Winner of 18 Grammy Awards, The Count Basie Orchestra has appeared in several movies and television shows and at every major jazz festival in the world. Renowned worldwide, the orchestra has performed for kings, queens and other royalty.
“Her voice is impressive in its size, range and brightness … she uses her twirling vibrato as rhythmic punctuation. After drawing out a note, she dispenses that vibrato like the cherry on a sundae.”
– Stephen Holden, New York TimesGet Tickets
GREEN GUEST ARTIST CONCERT: THE BALTIMORE CONSORT
Feb. 4, 2022 • 7:30 p.m.
Founded to perform instrumental music of Shakespeare's time, The Baltimore Consort journeys through the popular music of Elizabethan England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy and Spain – as well as into the traditional music of today that is rooted in earlier times.
“Few early music players have more fun making music than the Baltimore six, who through their performances, take the position that echoes of Renaissance secular music are still to be found in modern folk practice.”
– The New YorkerGet Tickets
GREEN GUEST ARTIST CONCERT: EIGHTH BLACKBIRD
April 22, 2022 • 7:30 p.m.
Eighth Blackbird has won four Grammy Awards for Best Small Ensemble/Chamber Music Performance over its 23-year history and has become “a brand name defined by adventure, vibrancy and quality.” Through performances in its Chicago home base and at venues across the U.S. and around the world, Eighth Blackbird has brought innovative presentations of works by living composers to tens of thousands of music lovers.
“…one of the smartest, most dynamic contemporary classical ensembles on the planet.”
– Chicago TribuneGet Tickets
GREEN GUEST ARTIST CONCERT: RHIANNON GIDDENS
April 28, 2022 • 7:30 p.m.
Co-founder of the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drop, Giddens has performed for the Obamas at the White House; served as a Carnegie Hall Perspectives curator; and received an inaugural Legacy of Americana Award from Nashville’s National Museum of African American History. Named artistic director of Silkroad in 2020, Giddens references her European-American, African-American and Native-American ancestry to inspire her music.
“...an electrifying artist who brings alive the memories of forgotten predecessors, white and black.”
– Smithsonian MagazineGet Tickets