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The Art of Rhythm - Further Listening

Coming off of our show, "The Art of Rhythm," I wanted to be sure our audience had even more amazing music to listen to in the coming week. I reached out to Music Director, Matt Szymanski, for some thoughts on what tunes people might love based on whatever pieces they enjoyed at our show. Here's what he said.

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Maria Finkelmeier on her Daft & Gritty

Hello fellow Friends of Phoenix! We continue our preview of Phoenix's bombastic upcoming show, "The Art of Rhythm," with an in-depth look at featured soloist Maria Finkelmeier! She is pulling double-duty as performer AND composer this time around, having arranged her own Daft and Gritty for Chamber Orchestra for the occasion. This technically makes it a world premiere, which we're super pumped about (it's not every day you get to bring a new piece into the world, after all).  

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Picking the Fugues

For the longest time, something was missing from the program for Phoenix’s planned Season 4 subscription concert, called The Art of Rhythm. We were incredibly privileged to be featuring Maria Finkelmeier and the world premier of her Daft & Gritty for Chamber Orchestra. But we needed another musical something to tie it all together...

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