a far cry is closer than you think

The title of this post alludes to the Boston-based conductorless chamber orchestra A Far Cry, which will be making its second trip to Portland as part of their 2014 US West Coast tour.

A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra
A Far Cry at the Arboretum in Jamaica Plain, MA on Wednesday, June, 18, 2008. (Photo by Yoon S. Byun)

They’ll be playing a varied program at Portland’s First Unitarian Church (1211 SW Main Street),  including a concerto for violin and double bass written for the ensemble by composer Kip Jones, entitled Three Views of a Mountain, as well as works by Ives, Ljova, and Dvorak (an arrangement for string orchestra of his ever-popular ‘American’ string quartet.

Here’s an introduction to the group’s West Coast Tour by former PYP violinist and Portlander, Megumi Stohs Lewis, now a member of A Far Cry:

Read a blog post by Megumi Stohs Lewis.

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