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This weeks salon brings together composer Kareem Roustom, Community MusicWorks (CMW) Artistic Director Sebastian Ruth, and FirstWorks Executive Artistic Director Kathleen Pletcher, on “A Voice Exclaiming,” Roustom’s composition for an intergenerational cast of musicians, commissioned by CMW and FirstWorks for world premiere this fall by the Kronos Quartet, the Community MusicWorks Players, and CMW students, part of the FirstWorks 2013-14 season.
Enjoy this conversation between a composer and his performing and presenting partners about their upcoming collaborative concert with the Kronos Quartet; tickets for the 11/8 performance at the RISD Auditorium will be available for purchase at the Salon.
This event is free and open to the public.