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The Crossroads Project

Monday, Feb 17, 2014

Responding to one of society's greatest challenges, the Crossroads Project weaves together a chorus of artistic and scientific voices to examine the Earth's changing climate. At the core of the project is a multimedia concert featuring the Fry Street Quartet performing a newly commissioned work by Laura Kaminsky, as well as works by Haydn and Janacek, interwoven with live commentary by physicist Dr. Robert Davies to explore mankind's impact on the climate and how society might respond.

Sponsor: The Crossroads Project

Music: Laura Kaminsky: String Quartet "Rising Tide" commissioned by the Fry Street Quartet (2012)
Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat major "Sunrise" Op. 76 (1796-97) first movement
Leo Janacek: String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" (1923) last movement

Art: Rebecca Allan; Lyman Whitaker; Garth Lenz & Camille Litalien,

Post performance discussion: Dr. William H. Schlesinger, President - Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies;
Dr. Gavin Schmidt, Deputy Director - NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Date: Thursday, February 13,7:30 pm

Location: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway @ 95 Street

RSVP: Symphony Space

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