Sérgio Assad, guitar
Clarice Assad, singer/piano
Third Coast Percussion

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

This concert is part of the Chamber Music B and Kimmel Master Artists Series. You can also Build Your Own Subscription or purchase a Season Pass. Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

About This Performance

One of the renowned guitar duo The Assad Brothers, Sérgio Assad joins his daughter Clarice—one of the most widely-performed Brazilian concert music composers of her generation—and the Grammy-winning percussion ensemble Third Coast Percussion for a fascinating pan-cultural journey. This concert explores the universal symbolic archetypes that appear in stories, legends, and myths throughout the world: great floods, creation, paradise, and apocalypses, as well as characters who appear in stories across diverse cultures.

Archetypes — Program to be announced from the stage

The Artist(s)

Sergio Assad
Sérgio Assad, guitar
Sérgio Assad is a Brazilian guitarist, composer, and arranger who often performs with his brother, Odair Assad, in the guitar duo Sérgio and Odair Assad, commonly referred to as Assad Brothers. Born into a musical family in Mococa, São Paulo, Brazil, Sérgio Assad began creating music for the guitar not long after he began playing the instrument.… Read More
Clarice Assad
Clarice Assad, singer/piano
A powerful communicator renowned for her musical scope and versatility, Brazilian American Clarice Assad is a significant artistic voice in the classical, world music, pop, and jazz genres, renowned for her evocative colors, rich textures, and diverse stylistic range. A prolific, Grammy-nominated composer, with over 70 works to her credit, Assad has been commissioned by internationally renowned organizations,… Read More
Third Coast Percussion
Third Coast Percussion
Founded in 2005, Third Coast Percussion has performed hundreds of concerts across the country, presents an annual concert season in Chicago, and has commissioned dozens of new works by composers including Glenn Kotche, Chris Cerrone, Donnacha Dennehy, Timo Andres, David T. Little, Ted Hearne, and Augusta Read Thomas. For over ten years, the ensemble has forged a unique path in the musical landscape with virtuosic,… Read More

Videos

Clarice & Sergio Assad: Beatriz (by Edu Lobo & Chico Buarque)