Kick-off concert

Glastonbury - posted Aug, 09 2013

GLASTONBURY - Cuatro Puntos, a group of Hartford professional musicians, will give a free concert in Glastonbury in prelude to their outreach tour of the country of Bolivia. A chamber music collective for global peace concert will be given as a Bolivia tour kick-off on Friday, Aug. 16, at 7:30 p.m., at Lutheran Church of St. Mark, 75 Griswold St., Glastonbury. Admission is free; an optional, free-will donation will be taken at the door to support our educational outreach tour to Bolivia. Cuatro Puntos is a group a chamber musicians based in Hartford dedicated to global cooperation and peace through the writing and performance of new music worldwide. This concert is given in prelude to a two-week tour of Bolivia. While in Bolivia, the poorest nation in the western hemisphere, the group will work with students and give concerts in the cities of Tarija, Santa Cruz, and Cochabamba. This concert will feature the music they will perform in Bolivia, including a world premier of a piece written for Cuatro Puntos by American composer Nicole Chamberlain. The concert will feature flutist Mary Matthews, violist Kevin Bishop, and cellist Pablo Issa Skaric. All are graduates of the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, and are dedicated to Cuatro Puntos’ mission of promoting world peace through the writing and performance of new music.

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