My Brightest Diamond / Emily Wells / Kronos Quartet with special guest Mariana Sadovska

07/25/13 | 7:30pm

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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Art song gets earthy and edgy, thanks to three distinctive women's voices. Fronted by Shara Worton, whose velvety, delicate voice floats with equal beauty over chamber music-informed arrangements or alt-rock experiments, My Brightest Diamond will show their sonically innovative rock side. Emily Wells, a classically trained violinist, has a broad musical palette that embraces hip hop, gospel, symphonic flights of fancy, and quirky layered pop. Building tracks live via loops, the multi-instrumentalist creates atmospheric, infectious songs with melodica and strings, beats and voice. The night concludes with the US premiere of Chernobyl.The Harvest, performed by Kronos Quartet and special guest Mariana Sadovska. With a voice that ranges from ethereal to earth-shaking, the Ukraine-born singer finds fresh iterations of age-old Slavic melodies and aching traditional songs, accompanying herself on harmonium.

Venue Description: The world's leading performing arts center and home to the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and the School of American Ballet.

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