the national anthems - Nov. 11

     with the strings of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)

Benoit Trimborn

Benoit Trimborn

Saturday November 11 at 8pm
The Institute for Advanced Study
1 Einstein Dr, Princeton, NJ 08540

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David Lang’s the national anthems
Caroline Shaw’s To the Hands
Ted Hearne’s Consent

Caroline’s 2016 Seven Responses study on displacement and immigration is balanced with David’s meditation on the nature of national anthems: “I had the idea that if I looked carefully at every national anthem I might be able to identify something that everyone in the world could agree on….Hiding in every national anthem is the recognition that we are insecure about our freedoms, that freedom is fragile, and delicate, and easy to lose. “

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Art used by kind permission of Benoit Trimborn and Hugo Galerie, New York.
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