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Divergent Guest: Sebastian Currier

Monday • June 21, 2021   |   7:30 pm

Divergent Guest: Sebastian Currier

Join students and faculty of the Divergent Studio for a concert celebrating the critically acclaimed and internationally renowned composer, Sebastian Currier.  One of three Guest Composer at this year’s Divergent Studio, Sebastian Currier is the recipient of the prestigious Grawemeyer Award, an award granted for outstanding achievement in the field of education, along with the Berlin Prize, Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and has held residencies at the MacDowell and Yaddo colonies. Described as writing “music with a distinctive voice” by the New York Times and praised for his “lyrical, colorful, firmly rooted in tradition, but absolutely new” style by the Washington Post, his music has been performed at venues worldwide by renowned artists and orchestras, including Anne-Sophie Mutter, the Berlin Philharmonic, the New York Philharmonic, and the Kronos Quartet. 

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Monday • June 21, 2021
7:30 pm


Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall
Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Thanks to our partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council and their “Card to Culture” program, Longy School of Music of Bard College can offer free tickets to many of our diverse and innovative performance offerings. See the full list of participating “Card to Culture” organizations offering EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare discounts.