GatherNYC: Duo Kayo
GatherNYC presents Duo Kayo, the dynamic pairing of violist Edwin Kaplan and cellist Titilayo Ayangade. Both star chamber musicians and veterans of esteemed string quartets (the Tesla and Thalea Quartets, respectively), the duo is on a mission to become a vessel for new and exciting music, which they have already shared with audiences across the country, as well as closer to home at Lincoln Center. They’ll be performing an expressive, richly harmonic program, which creatively blends the classical with the contemporary.
GatherNYC is a revolutionary concert experience founded in 2018 by cellist Laura Metcalf and guitarist Rupert Boyd. The 2023-24 season at the series’ home venue, Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) in Columbus Circle, includes 16 concerts and runs from October 22, 2023 through May 26, 2024, with concerts held every other Sunday at 11am in The Theater at MAD.
Guests at GatherNYC are served exquisite live classical music performed by New York’s immensely talented artists, artisanal coffee and pastries, a taste of spoken word, and a brief celebration of silence. The entire experience lasts one hour and evokes the community and spiritual nourishment of a religious service – but the religion is music, and all are welcome. Coffee and pastries are served before each performance at 10:30am.
Venue: Museum of Arts and Design
2 Columbus Circle
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