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Weekend Concert Series

Sphinx Virtuosi

with Annelle Gregory, Sterling Elliott, and Thomas Mesa

Sunday, October 7, 2018
1:30 pm
Calderwood Hall



"Music Without Borders"
with soloists Annelle Gregory, Sterling Elliott, and Thomas Mesa

  • Yasushi Akutagawa, Triptyque for String Orchestra (1953)
  • Miguel del Águila, Life Is a Dream (La vida es sueño), Op. 76 (2002)
  • Terence Blanchard, Concerto for SV (2018)
  • Gaspar Cassadó, "Intermezzo e Danza Finale" from Solo Cello Suite (1926)
  • Dmitri Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a (1960)
  • Kareem Roustom, "Dabke" from A Voice Exclaiming (2014)
  • Leonard Bernstein, "America" from West Side Story (1957)

Eighteen of the nation's top Black and Latino classical soloists form the Sphinx Virtuosi, one of America's finest chamber orchestras. This superb ensemble makes its long-awaited Boston debut with a program of music from around the world.


Tickets are required and include Museum admission.


Adults $36, seniors $33, members $24, students & children 7–17 $15 (children under 7 not admitted).


Adults $31, seniors $28, members $19, students & children 7–17 $15 (children under 7 not admitted).

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  • By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm*
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For sold-out performances, standby tickets may be available in the lobby no earlier than one hour before the performance begins. We cannot guarantee availability of standby tickets for sold-out performances. 

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The Weekend Concert Series is generously sponsored in part by Hemenway & Barnes LLP. Music at the Gardner is supported by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. The Museum thanks its generous concert donors: Fitzpatrick Family Concert; Diane Gipson; James Lawrence Memorial Concert; Charles Rendeiro; Alford P. Rudnick Memorial Concert; Marie Louise and David Scudder Concert; Wendy Shattuck Young Artist Concert; Willona Sinclair Memorial Concert. The piano is dedicated as the Alex d'Arbeloff Steinway. The harpsichord was generously donated by Dr. Robert Barstow in memory of Marion Huse and its care is endowed in memory of Dr. Barstow by The Barstow Fund. The Museum is also supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.