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.
Parking and Food
Parking for the concert 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.
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)