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Brooklyn Rider extends classical music history at Howard Community College

Brooklyn Rider extends classical music history at Howard Community College

Candlelight Concert Society’s next program has a something old/something new quality. That’s because the classical music ensemble known as Brooklyn Rider balances two works from the standard repertory with two contemporary works for its concert on Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in Howard Community College’s Smith Theatre.

As its name indicates, this string quartet is based in Brooklyn, N.Y. Since forming at the Stillwater Music Festival in 2006, it has devoted itself to playing recently composed classical music compositions. It’s also devoted to creative collaborations with performers and composers from other musical genres. In other words, Brooklyn Rider mostly looks to the future...

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