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Journeys for piano and string orchestra

The 1812 Overture on the piano

Jeremiah Robs a Bank (2013), film by Michael Rose

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March 14-16th, 2015

Dreams of Homer: New Music by Ben Nacar

performed by Ben Nacar and Friends

UPDATE: Video of Homeric Rhapsody now available. See the main Original Music page.

Homeric Rhapsody
Freely after Books 1-4, 9, 16, 18-20, 22 and 24 of Homer's Iliad
Maya Ramchandran, violin; Benjamin Nacar, piano

Dodecatet
for string sextet plus wind quintet plus piano
I. Allegretto
II. Lento - Presto - Tempo I
III. Fuga. Allegro con brio
Natasha Bluth, flute; Isaac Suh, oboe;
Benjamin Wesner, clarinet; Zach Spector, bassoon;
Gail Clarke, horn; Benjamin Nacar, piano;
David Weinberger, Alex Hirsch, violin;
Tiffany Chen, Ryan Roelke, viola;
Shawn Tsutsui, Paula Li, violoncello

Saturday, March 14th, 2:00pm and
Sunday, March 15th, 2:00pm
Main Gallery, RISD Museum
224 Benefit Street
Providence, RI

Monday, March 16th, 12:30pm
Brown's Cogut Center for the Humanities, Pembroke Hall
172 Meeting Street
Providence, RI

Note: to attend the performance on Saturday March 14th, the regular RISD Museum admission fee is necessary (unless you are a Museum member or you have some variety of accepted ID). The performances of the 15th and 16th are free and open to the public.