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Sphinx Virtuosi ensemble presents ‘This Is America’

THE SPHINX VIRTUOSI will perform “This Is America” on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Middlebury Performing Arts Series’ fall 2020 virtual season. The digital concert is free and open to all.

MIDDLEBURY — Mahaney Arts Center hosts ensemble on the Middlebury Performing Arts Series’ digital stage.
The Middlebury Performing Arts Series presents a free concert by the Sphinx Virtuosi on Friday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m., online on the Mahaney Arts Center’s digital stage. This self-conducted ensemble is comprised of 18 top Black and Latinx classical soloists. Their national tour includes annual stops at Carnegie Hall and Miami’s New World Center, bringing fresh, diverse programming to leading venues around the country. They engage in immersive outreach to bring classical music to communities nationwide, including students of all ages.
Their virtual concert program, entitled “This Is America,” draws inspiration from the country’s most promising voices of today. 
“Despite the physical isolation imposed by the pandemic, we are unified through our shared commitment to social impact through our expression,” the group comments. “We seek to find new ways to lift the voices of our black and brown communities through the lens of our black and brown musicians.”
Friday evening’s broadcast and live chat can be accessed online at the Mahaney Arts Center’s digital stage via middlebury.edu/arts. The performance is free and open to all. For more information call 802-443-MIDD (6433).

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