The Aurora Australis


The Aurora Australis – Astral Artists

The Aurora Australis, or, the Southern Lights, is an astonishing and stunning natural lighting phenomenon visible from high southern latitudes in South America. With Aurora Astralis, Astral celebrates another South American phenomenon—music by some of the continent’s most gifted and prolific composers, including Grammy Award winner Osvaldo Golijov.

Yulia Van Doren, soprano
Luosha Fang, violin
Born Lau, viola
Amy Sue Barston, cello
Mary Javian, double bass
Bridget Kibbey, harp
Jordan Dodson, guitar
Angel Hsiao, flute
Benito Meza, clarinet
Jeffrey Lang, French horn
Michael Ward-Bergeman, accordion
Gabe Globus-Hoenich, percussion

Golijov: Ayre (Philadelphia premiere)
Ginastera: Impresiones de la Puna
Jacob do Bandolim: O Vôo da Mosca (Brasilian choro)
Heraclio Fernández: El Diablo Suelto (Venezuelan joropo) and El Pescador (Colombian cumbia)
Paquito D’Rivera: Bandoneón

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The Aurora Australis
Event Category: Live Music
When: September 28, 2013
Time: 7:30pm
Where: The Kimmel Center
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