Duo: The Afield
Sunday, November 5, 2017 4 PM - 6 PM
Cost: Member $20, non-member $25, student/military $15, 12 and under free
Category: Concert / Live Music
Contact: Sarah Bowser 701.777.4195
Contact Dept: North Dakota Museum Of Art
North Dakota Museum of Art
261 Centennial Dr.
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Rebecca Fischer, Violin
Anthony Hawley, Film
Concert Program: Time Pieces grew out of new works for solo violin, commissioned by Hawley for Fischer on the occasion of her 40th birthday. The composers are Nico Muhly, Augusta Reed Thomas, Paola Prestini, Lisa Bielawa, Pierre Jalbert, Rodney Lister, Byron Au Yong. Followed by Short Selections from Bach.
Rebecca Fischer, with the Chiara Quartet, has won top prizes in the
Fischoff National Chamber Music competition, the Paolo Borciani
Competition in Italy, the Astral Artistic Services audition, and was
awarded the Chamber Music America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming. Praised for her “beautiful tone and nuanced phrasing in the Boston Musical Intelligencer, she has recorded for Azica Records and New Amsterdam Records. Fischer holds degrees from Columbia University and The Juilliard School. A passionate educator, Rebecca Fischer is a Research Associate Professor and Hixson-Lied Artist-in-Residence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and summer faculty at Greenwood Music Camp in western Massachusetts. As of September 2017, The Chiara Quartet ended its performances together in order to pursue individual careers. Fischer will continue her performance life
with Duo: The Afield.
Anthony Hawley is a multidisciplinary artist and writer who has won residencies and awards from the MacDowell Colony, the Hermitage Artist Retreat, VCCA, and Arte Studio Ginistrelle, among others. He has exhibited and performed solo projects in venues such as Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA; Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City, MO; The Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska; and Arte Studio Ginistrelle, Assisi, Italy. His most recent solo exhibition “Fault Diagnosis”—a five-day multimedia event centering around a 1985 Nissan Pulsar NX—was produced by CounterCurrent in partnership with the Menil Collection and Aurora Picture Show in Houston, Texas. His writings include two collections of poetry, as well as essays and poems in various publications including The Brooklyn Rail, The Paris Review, and Verse. He studied at Columbia University (BA) and School of Visual Arts (MFA).
Parking InformationUnless special parking arrangements have been stated above, off-campus guests for this event may use the pay-as-you-go option in the Parking Ramp (corner of 2nd Ave N and Columbia Road), the Visitor Lot (off Centennial Drive), or a Parking Meter. Parking in any other parking lot on-campus requires a parking pass which can be purchased directly through UND Parking and Transportation Services, 3925 Campus Rd Stop 9030 (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday).