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Castle of Our Skins: Remembrance
Wednesday, May 18 @ 6:00 pmFree
Castle of our Skins presents a special lecture-performance titled “Remembrance – An Evening of Music and History Sharing,” featuring award-winning researcher, internationally recognized concert pianist and renowned public speaker Dr. Samantha Ege. Co-sponsored by the Tufts Department of Music, Dr. Ege will speak at 6 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. performance featuring solo and chamber works for strings and piano.
The concert repertoire will be Undine Smith Moore’s “Soweto for piano trio,” Margaret Bonds’ “Spiritual Suite for solo piano,” Florence Price’s “Fantasie Negre No. 2 & 1 for solo piano” and Frederick Tillis’ “Spiritual Fantasy No. 12 for string quartet. Musicians will be Gabriela Díaz, violin; Matthew Vera, violin; Ashleigh Gordon, viola; Francesca McNeeley, cello; and Dr. Samantha Ege, piano.
Free tickets may be reserved through Eventbrite. Due to COVID regulations, live audience attendees at Tufts Music events must present a Tufts ID or a Covid Vaccination Card showing that they have been vaccinated and boosted. This event also will be live streamed through Tufts Music Live Streaming.
Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated figures of past and present.