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Ten Year Celebration Concert

In collaboration with the Haitian American Museum of Chicago, the Crossing Borders Music string quartet shares a program of music by Haitian composers, presented in response to Haiti’s humanitarian crisis. The program includes Rudy Perrault’s “Exodus” string quartet which tells through music the story of Haitian immigrants and refugees, “Strings for Change” by Gifrants which was written in response to the events of Jan. 6, 2021, “Chrysallis devient papillon,” (“Chrysalis Becomes Butterfly”) a metaphor for transformation by Sabrina CD Jean Louis, plus hopeful music showing the incredible talents of Haiti’s next generation of musicians, and more!

The program marks ten years of sharing music by Haitian composers since Crossing Borders Music’s first-ever performance “Beyond the Headlines: Haiti in Music.”

Donation of $10 for ticket is encouraged. This event is free and open to the public.

This program is made possible through support from the Paul M Angell Family Foundation, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, The MacArthur Funds for Culture, Equity, and the Arts at the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, and by supporters like you. Crossing Borders Music acknowledges support from the Illinois Arts Council Agency. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Pictured: before a grey background, a headshot of Haitian composer Rudy Perrault posing with hands folded under his chin around a conducting baton, looking at the camera


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