Sphinx Virtuosi

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 7:30 PM
Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center

300 South Broad Street Learn More

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

About This Performance

We proudly open our 35th Anniversary Season with the debut of the Sphinx Virtuosi in a program of music by American composers. Comprising 18 of the nation’s top Black and Latinx classical soloists, the Virtuosi are primarily alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition. “The Sphinx Virtuosi are first-rate in every way,” raved a New York Times critic.

Land of the Free
Joplin: Overture from Treemonisha (Arr.)
Montgomery: Banner! [Philadelphia Premiere]
Gershwin: Lullaby for Strings
Burleigh: Goin’ Home
Perkinson: Blues from Jettin’ Blues
Copland: Two Pieces for String Orchestra
Chavez: Sarabanda for Strings
Perkinson: Sinfonietta No. 1

This concert is supported in part by Grant Greapentrog

The Artist(s)

Sphinx Virtuosi
Sphinx Virtuosi
The Sphinx Virtuosi are the nation's most dynamic, exhilarating professional chamber orchestra, dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in classical music. Comprised of 18 of the nation's top Black and Latinx classical soloists, the Virtuosi are primarily alumni of the internationally renowned Sphinx Competition, and its members work together as cultural ambassadors reaching new audiences.… Read More

Videos

Sphinx Virtuosi Sizzle Reel
2018 Sphinx Honors Concert
WHAT YOU'LL HEAR