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As we cope with accelerating change and ever-increasing avalanche of
information, great music can help us process powerful emotions and gain much needed perspective. Summermusic 2023 will offer a kaleidoscope of musical experiences from places and eras as different as Viennese palaces and tango clubs of Buenos Aires.

Just like great novels, musical masterpieces offer a unique snapshot of human experience which powerfully resonates with contemporary life and helps us gain perspective. This is especially true when these masterpieces are brought to life
by exceptional performers.

Summermusic 2023 will feature a stellar group of musicians familiar to our audience. Grammy-winning guitarist Jason Vieaux and bandoneon virtuoso Julien Labro, as well as Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society members Escher Quartet and Canellakis/Brown cello-piano duo will come together for three programs on July 7, 12 and 19.

Peter Sirotin
Director of Market Square Concerts


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Grammy winner, guitarist Jason Vieaux, and bandoneon virtuoso
Julien Labro will open Summermusic 2023 with a unique program
ranging from Bach to Piazzolla and Pat Metheny.

Award-winning Escher String Quartet will conclude Summermusic 2023
with a program celebrating the rich history of the genre from the
elegance and warmth of Haydn’s D Major Quartet Op. 71, No. 2 to
the electrifying intensity of Bartok’s 4th Quartet and cinematic drama
of Schubert’s immortal Death and Maiden.

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Cellist Nickolas Canellakis and pianist Michael Brown, award-winning
members of Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, return to
Market Square Concerts with a new program Passion Unbound
featuring masterpieces by Debussy, Grieg, Clara Schumann,
Alberto Ginastera as well as their own compositions and arrangements.

Season Sponsor:

The Carole DeSoto Foundation

Summermusic Sponsors:
Dr. Linda T. Litton / John & Annie Standley

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