Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar

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Presented by Strathmore at Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda MD

Feb 15, 2020

Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar

Composer, performer, and MIT professor Ziporyn pays tribute to the late Bowie by transforming Blackstar into a cello concerto for acclaimed avant-garde cellist Beiser, backed by the Ambient Orchestra.

Conceived, adapted, and arranged for orchestra by Evan Ziporyn, conductor
Featuring Maya Beiser, cello
With Ambient Orchestra
and musicians from the Boston Conservatory at Berklee College of Music

While secretly battling a fatal illness, rock icon David Bowie crafted what would be his final album: the stark yet adventurous Blackstar. The record takes some surprising jazz-fusion turns in the midst of the Starman facing his own mortality. Composer, performer, and MIT professor Ziporyn pays

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ADMISSION INFO

$29 – $69

Contact: 3015815100

Email: strathmore@strathmore.org

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Music Center at Strathmore

5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852

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PARKING INFO

For full parking information and directions, please visit www.strathmore.org/your-visit/directions-and-parking.

Parking is in the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Garage off Tuckerman Lane for public, ticketed Music Center performances (complimentary) and for other Music Center events, Education Center events, Free Summer Outdoor Concerts, and special events ($5.10, payable by SmarTrip or credit card). Parking is in the Mansion lot off Rockville Pike for ticket office purchases (free, 15-minutes) and events and exhibitions in the Mansion and Backyard Theater (free) on a space-available basis.

Limited short-term parking also is available at specially marked meters along Tuckerman Lane, which do not require payment after 7pm. Strathmore is Metro-accessible at Grosvenor-Strathmore Station on the Red Line.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Audio Description
    • Large Print
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

For full accessibility information, please visit www.strathmore.org/your-visit/accessibility.

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