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"Bowie Symphonic: Blackstar"

Calendar iconFeb 16, 2020 | 01:00amCredits icon21 creditsLocation iconNorth Bethesda, MD, United States
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While secretly battling a fatal illness, rock icon David Bowie crafted what would be his final album: the stark yet adventurous "Blackstar". The record takes some surprising jazz-fusion turns in the midst of the Starman facing his own mortality. Composer, performer, and MIT professor Ziporyn pays tribute to the late Bowie by transforming "Blackstar" into a cello concerto for acclaimed avant-garde cellist Beiser, backed by the Ambient Orchestra with musicians from Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

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