On the 8th of April, Rochester will be one of the cities in the direct pathway of a total solar eclipse. A rare celestial event worthy of celebration and awe. In anticipation of the event, local chamber ensemble fivebyfive played a series of three sold out concerts at the Rochester Science and Museum’s Strasenburgh Planetarium the past two weekends.
“Light and Dark: Eclipse Music,” two years in the making, included five world premier pieces commissioned specifically for this concert, each written specifically in celebration of this monumental event. Each composer interpreted the concept of a solar eclipse in their own way. fivebyfive’s audio and visual engineer, and Executive Director,
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