Event: FREE Mos Def Performance with the Brooklyn Philharmonic TODAY at 7pm at the WFC Winter Garden
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“Hip-hop legend and acclaimed actor Mos Def, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, songstress Mellissa Hughes, and other special guests join members of the Brooklyn Philharmonic in two lively samplings of things to come in 2011-12. The programs will feature small ensemble versions of music the full orchestra will play later in the season, including Derek Bermel’s arrangements of Mos Def’s original songs, 19th century Shape Note singing, and works by David T. Little, Frederick Rzewski, and Lev Zhurbin.
“New Sounds Live is curated by John Schaefer, host and producer of WNYC Radio’s popular shows New Sounds and Soundcheck.”
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7pm at the World Financial Center/Winter Garden 200 Vesey Street, New York, NY