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CANCELLED - Concert Artists Guild, The Wilson Center and Roadmaps Festival presents

CANCELLED - The Arctic: Sounds of Crisis

Thursday | April 23 2020 | 7:30 pm


This event has been cancelled.
In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), public events at Merkin Hall have been suspended through May 11. See Kaufman Music Center community updates related to COVID-19.

THE ARCTIC: SOUNDS OF CRISIS is an experiential evening linking global warming, the transformation of our planet, the impacts this palpable change is having on the people of the North – and why you should care. Mike Sfraga, Director of the Global Risk and Resilience Program and the Polar Institute at The Wilson Center, weaves a compelling narrative on global warming and the Arctic with visuals and music by the Verona Quartet and pianist Tanya Bannister, followed by a panel discussion led by critically-acclaimed journalist Ali Velshi. A co-presentation by Concert Artists Guild, The Wilson Center and Roadmaps Festival.

To include music by: Janacek, J. S. Bach, Donnacha Dennehy, and Beethoven


Verona Quartet, string quartet
Tanya Bannister, piano
Mike Sfraga, presenter
Ali Velshi, moderator