Mobirise

Opening Night
Celebration

Thursday, February 8th
7:00pm
Tickets are $10

The event begins with two very special documentary films, each having a unique approach to the celebration of the  arts as well as an insight into the passion that drives individuals to pursue an arts profession.  There will be a gala reception during intermission and a discussion with filmmakers after the screenings.

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OPENING NIGHT FILMS

FILM BLOCK ONE OF THE CLASSICAL ARTS FILM FESTIVAL

Con Moto:  The Alexander String Quartet

Directed by Robert Barbarino
Produced by Soumyaa Behrens

Con Moto follows the Alexander String Quartet performing throughout Poland. It reveals the tradition of chamber music and the collective voice that emerges through the unique personalities of these four world-class musicians.

Beautifully Scary

Directed by Russ Wiltse
Produced by Russ Wiltse and Diane Markrow

Beautifully Scary explores the landscape of contemporary music in America in the 20th century and beyond. The film highlights the founding and successive generations of composers representative of trends in modern classical music. Interviews with some of the most influential American composers will give the viewer a better sense of both the circumstances that shaped this tradition, and the creative visions that have emerged from it. The overall purpose is to bring greater attention to the innovative work being done, and it’s importance to the fabric of modern American culture.

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