METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE PRESENTS
Thursday, October 24, 2019
1 Rivington Street / 2nd Floor (Buzzer #1) / New York, NY 10011
6:30pm doors / 7:00pm show
Tickets: $15 general / $10 students (free for members, RSVP required)
Loisaida is centered around two songs that celebrate New York City, reflecting violinist/composer Jessie Montgomery’s Lower East Side upbringing and eclectic influences. Selections from her band big dog little dog and by violist/composer Jessica Meyer tie together a celebration of place, friendship, and process.
Mellissa Hughes, voice
Jessie Montgomery, violin
Jessica Meyer, viola
Gabriel Cabezas, cello
Eleonore Oppenheim, bass
This concert is also part of Waypoints, a roving concert series in collaboration with cellist Gabriel Cabezas*.
*2019 Artist Fund Recipient
“An intense player who connects to music naturally, without artifice, and brings a singing line to the cello” (The Oregonian), Gabriel Cabezas is one of America’s most sought after young musicians. Combining a superb technique, intellectual curiosity and a pioneering… READ MORE
With playing that is “fierce and lyrical” and works that are “other-worldly” (The Strad) and “evocative” (New York Times), Jessica Meyer is a versatile composer and violist whose passionate musicianship radiates accessibility and emotional clarity. Jessica has premiered… READ MORE