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Airs starting November 11, 2022

Aleks Schürmer, flute and alto flute

Mika Putterman, flute

Philip Chiu, celesta

Antoine Malette-Chénier, harp

Alexandra Tibbitts, harp

On historical and contemporary instruments

de Bussy, Schürmer

An imaginary Greek courtesan recounts her life and death with lush music for flutes, harps and celesta by Claude de Bussy.

 

An underperformed work with a storied history, Les Chansons de Bilitis (or Épigraphes antiques) imagines the 6th century BCE as seen and heard by the master of Impressionism.

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