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Outside Voices: Hale Farm

July 9 at 7:30 pm

The Akron Symphony Orchestra presents its Outside Voices Concert Series at Hale Farm & Village on July 9 at 7:30 p.m.

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Outside Voices: Hale Farm

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Date:
July 9
Time:
7:30 pm
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Venue

Hale Farm
2686 Oak Hill Road
Bath, Ohio 44210
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The Akron Symphony Orchestra presents its Outside Voices Concert Series at Hale Farm & Village on July 9 at 7:30 p.m.

The free concert will feature the Akron Symphony Strings performing works from Clarice Assad, Julia Perry, Antonín Dvořák and Michael Abels.

The Outside Voices Concert Series focuses on the music of under-represented composers who are “outside” of the standard repertoire, along with numerous audience favorites. The series presents an opportunity for the ASO to expand its musical offerings and share a diversity of composers with the Northeast Ohio community.

While all the concerts in the Outside Voices series are free, we ask that those planning to attend RSVP by filling out the form below. As our way of saying “thank you,” everyone who RSVPs will be entered into a drawing for two tickets to an ASO concert at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall during the 2021-22 season.

Please note: Concerts are weather dependent. All programming subject to change.

Christopher Wilkins, conductor
ASO Strings

Assad Personas: Theme & Variations
Assad Fusion: Dança Brasileira
Perry Prelude
Abels Delights and Dances
Dvořák Serenade for Strings

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Parking, Food & Seating

Parking for the concert is free and will be behind the Pavilion in the grass field. Hale Farm & Village staff will have directional signs posted and help with traffic flow.

Attendees may bring food and beverages to the concert, including alcoholic beverages. There will not be food or beverages available for purchase at the concert.

Remember to bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on during the performance.

RSVP for the Hale Farm Concert

While all the concerts in the Outside Voices series are free, we ask that those planning to attend RSVP by filling out the form below. As our way of saying “thank you,” everyone who RSVPs will be entered into a drawing for two tickets to an ASO concert at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall during the 2020-21 season.

Did You Know?

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, her work has been commissioned by internationally renowned organizations, festivals and artists, and are published in France (Editions Lemoine), Germany (Trekel), Criadores do Brasil (Brazil) and in the US by Virtual Artists Collective Publishing. A sought-after performer, she is a celebrated pianist and inventive vocalist. (Source: clariceassad.com)

Julia Perry was a uniquely talented and educated composer, pianist and conductor. Her music is a combination of many different influences from her training in the United States and Europe as well as her African-American heritage. Even though she passed away at the age of 55, Julia Perry left behind an impressive catalogue of works; including three operas and 12 symphonies. She is buried in her hometown of Akron. (Source: vpr.org

Michael Abels is best-known for his scores for the Oscar-winning film Get Out, and for Jordan Peele’s Us, for which Abels won the World Soundtrack Award, the Jerry Goldsmith Award, a Critics Choice nomination, an Image Award nomination, and multiple critics awards. The hip-hop influenced score for Us was short-listed for the Oscar, and was even named “Score of the Decade” by online publication The Wrap. As a concert composer, Abels has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, Meet The Composer, and the Sphinx Organization, among others. (Source: michaelabels.com)

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