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GENERATE MUSIC (world premiere): PRISM Quartet with featuring David Gilmore, David Krakauer, Diane Monroe, Ursula Rucker, Tyshawn Sorey, and Susan Watts.

June 8, 8:30 pm10:30 pm.
$10-$35 (pay what you wish)
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Generate Music is a new body of work exploring the ties between Black and Jewish Americans, performed by PRISM Quartet (saxes), David Gilmore (guitar), David Krakauer (clarinet), Diane Monroe (violin), Ursula Rucker (vocals, poetry), Tyshawn Sorey (drums, percussion), Susan Watts (vocals, trumpet), and more.

Featuring world premieres of commissions from Yotam Haber, David Krakauer, Myra Melford & Erica Hunt, Diane Monroe, Ursula Rucker, Tyshawn Sorey, Susan Watts, and Fred Wesley.

“There are formal and cultural qualities that Black and Jewish musical traditions share in relation to their folk roots and their roles in community, from dance music to ritual to the use of virtuosic improvisation.” – Helen Haynes, Curator

“Generate Music’s artists create a new way of meeting in this tumultuous era—a reflection of our multifaceted and beautiful humanity.” – Matthew Levy, PRISM Quartet

Free panel discussions featuring project artists: May 28, 6 PM (Weitzman Museum) and May 30, 4 PM (Temple University) w/registration.

On the day of the concert, June 8th, doors open at 6 PM for an 8:30 PM show.


3025 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA United States