“Shades of Love” is an exploration of love through music by composers from around the world, such as Italian composer Giovanni Sollima, Taiwanese composer BEN, Chia-Fu YU, Dutch composer Chiel Meijering, and Danish composer Rune tonsgaard Sorensen.
You might also hear some short love stories from Taiwan, which is a small island country in the pacific ocean!
Link to watch the show on YouTube:
NOTE: You do NOT need a YouTube account to comment and interact with our performers directly during the concert premier on YouTube>
Free-will donation link:
COVID-19 has brought a lot of stress to people, so we do not want to charge tickets for this show because music is what a lot of people need at the moment. However, if you have the ability to donate a normal ticket price or any amount, we thank you in advance for your support of good music and art.
Alex Ramirez from USA Media TV sound/video producer of the show;
Dr. Elizabeth York (violin), associate concertmaster of SDSO;
Anne Ainomäe (viola), violist at Minnesota Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra;
Robbie Erhard (cello), cello principal at SDSO;
Dr. Yi-Chun Lin (violin), viola principal at SDSO;
Derek Somnis, light and tech engineer of the show
Special thanks to:
1) We want to thank Dr. Peter Folliard and Augustana University for their support of this project and providing us with the beautiful Hamre Recital Hall for the online concert!
2) Artist Laura Engebretson for the design of this beautiful poster!