About This Program

Throughout the 2015.16 season Liquid Music tracked the artistic collision of two innovative ensembles: Berlin’s vibrant and forward-thinking s t a r g a z e and hometown favorites Poliça, internationally renowned for their “dark conviction” (Pitchfork) and “beautifully melancholic” (The Guardian) sound. Dubbed a “renegade new classical ensemble” (Boiler Room), s t a r g a z e was founded by prominent European conductor André de Ridder and has become known for its focus on collaboration, specifically with artists and ensembles who work with dissimilar musical language and materials. This unparalleled transatlantic partnership culminates with a world premiere performance at the historic Fitzgerald Theater, copresented with The Current, marking s t a r g a z e ’s U.S. debut.

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Featured Artists

Poliça / s t a r g a z e

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