Schedule

Just added: Monday, June 18,  1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Special Workshop: Write with the Solera Quartet! 

 Ages: Grades 3-6
Place: Trinity Episcopal Church, 320 E College St, Iowa City
Cost: Free to all participants

Do you like to write? Do you also enjoy listening to music? Then join the Iowa Youth Writing Project for the chance to do both! In this rare behind the scenes visit, you’ll go backstage to hear the Solera Quartet rehearse. Next you’ll write with Interns from the Iowa Youth Writing Project as you explore the images, emotions, and stories sparked by the music you’ve just heard. Afterward, you’ll be invited to read your writing at the Children’s Concert on Saturday, June 23, 10:30 am, in the Iowa City Public Library.

Don’t miss this opportunity to write from a live rehearsal with the extraordinary Solera Quartet! Register now.

June 20-23, 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 7: 30 p.m.: “Stargazing”

Free – At Trinity Episcopal Church,  320 E College St, Iowa City

  • Christopher Cerrone How to Breathe Underwater for String Quartet and Electronics. This piece was inspired by a character in Jonathan Franzen’s novel, Freedom.
  • Beethoven String Quartet in e minor, Op. 59, No. 2
  • Bartok String Quartet No. 4

Performers:

The Solera Quartet: Tricia Park, Miki-Sophia Cloud, Molly Carr, Andrew Janss

Thursday, June 21, 7:30 p.m.: “Night Music”

Free – At Trinity Episcopal Church,  320 E College St, Iowa City

  • Brahms Songs for voice and piano, Op. 59. These pieces are based around poems by Brahms’s friend, Klaus Groth: “Regenlied (Rain Song)” for Song 3, and “Nachklang (Distant Echo)” for Song 4.
  • Brahms Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, Op. 78, Regensonate (Rain Sonata)
  • Mozart String Quartet in d minor, K. 173
  • Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht, (Transfigured Night), Op. 4

Performers:

The Solera Quartet: Tricia Park, Miki-Sophia Cloud, Molly Carr, Andrew Janss

Meagan Brus, soprano
Minji Kwon, piano
Amanda Grimm, viola
Laura Usisken, cello

Friday, June 22, 7:30 p.m.: Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon

BUY TICKETS – At the Englert Theatre, 221 E Washington St, Iowa City

  • Osvaldo Golijov Tenebrae
  • Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon.  Local writers Tameka Cage Conley, Daniel Khalastchi, Nick Twemlow, Jan Weissmiller, and Rachel Yoder will read writing inspired by the themes in the music. Accompanying the performance will be a projection of the filmed light improvisation “Invisible Writing” by famed ’60s light show pioneers Single Wing Turquoise Bird.

Performers:

  • The Solera Quartet: Tricia Park, Miki-Sophia Cloud, Molly Carr, Andrew Janss
  • Meagan Brus – vocals
  • Eric Douglas – percussion
  • Writers: Tameka Cage Conley, Daniel Khalastchi, Nick Twemlow, Jan Weissmiller, Rachel Yoder

Sat, June 23, 10:30 a.m.: Children’s Concert at Iowa City Public Library

FREE – At Iowa City Public Library, Meeting room A

The MusicIC annual family Concert will be based on work performed elsewhere during the festival, and will feature the Solera Quartet joined by young writers with Iowa Youth Writing Project who will share original text inspired by classical music.

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