Claire Bryant

cellist, teacher, advocate

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Black Mountain Songs - Muziekgebouw Frits Philips; Eindhoven, Netherlands

Dianne Berkun-Menaker conductor
Bryce Dessner guitar
Richard Reed Parry guitar
Caroline Shaw singing
Dominique Vleeshouwers Percussion


Quartet Black Mountain Songs of Dessner Music, Hecker, King, Muhly, Reed Parry, Shaw, Bischoff and Vrebalov The 'Fifties'. John Cage, Willem de Kooning, Merce Cunningham and colleagues inspire a new generation of art students. It is at the Black Mountain College, North Carolina, surrounded by a beautiful nature where they have great influence with their liberal arts education '. Bryce Dessner and Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire) spent eight composers and fifty young singers together for a tribute to Black Mountain College. New York Times after the premiere: 'an exhilarating 90-minute staged choral work with at its core the singing of the impressive Brooklyn Youth Chorus.