On the second night of their String Theories Festival, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn will welcome the cellist-composer Andrew Yee, who will present their solo cello program Halfie, exploring their bi-racial and non-binary identity. After intermission, the orchestra will perform Yee’s Moby Dick Suite, alongside works by Caroline Shaw and Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti.
Founded in 2007, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn has become an integral part of New York City’s vibrant and diverse musical landscape, bringing together creative instrumentalists, composers, and like- minded organizations and ensembles to collaborate on adventurous musical projects and present them to the public at an affordable price. Now in its 16th season, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn has been praisewd for its admirable commitment to the music of our time by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, I Care if You Listen, The New Yorker, and more.
A livestream will be available free of charge at 8pm on the day of the performance and archived for future viewing. Watch below or on YouTube.