#264 Thirsty Ears Festival Preview

We’re opening our doors to Nick Photinos, David Schrader, and other Thirsty Ears Street Festival performers for a preview concert. The third annual festival kicks off on Saturday, August 11 and ends on Sunday, August 12.

You can visit the festival at Wilson street between Hermitage and Ravenswood; the two day event will feature fifteen stellar ensembles and soloists performing music from Beethoven to Shostakovich to Reich and everything in between on the main stage.

There’s delicious beer from Empirical Brewing, vendor booths, kid friendly activities and food trucks on both days.

$10 suggested donation, all proceeds support the ACM School of Music, a non-profit organization.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Bex Nystedt

Music

Information, from “Artifacts” by Florent Ghys
Nick Photinos, solo cello and electronics

“La” Suite for Flute and Piano by Amy Wurtz
IV. Love

V. Laude
John Wachala, Flute; Amy Wurtz, Piano

Middleground by Shelley Washington
Zafa Collective

Improvisation by David Schrader
David Schrader, piano

Arizona Mirage by Mauricio Arias  
Josephine Yang, piano

On a Windswept Plain by Trevor Patrick Watkin
Trevor Patrick Watkin, flute; Josephine Yang, Piano

Factory and Flowers, from “Artifacts” by Florent Ghys
Nick Photinos, solo cello and electronics

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