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Portal City: Americana

  • Muscota Marsh 575 West 218th Street New York, NY, 10034 United States (map)

Americana is Part I of Portal City, a project exploring the music and lives of composers who have made their homes in New York City, with a spotlight on uptown composers and the creation of new, uptown-centric chamber works. 

Supported in part by a Creative Engagement Grant from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and an Inwood Parks Grant from Partnership for Parks

  • String Quartet No. 1 (excerpt) - Charles Ives
  • Strum - Jessie Montgomery
  • Two Sketches Based on Indian Themes (excerpt) - Charles Tomlinson Griffes
  • String Quartet* - Eric Lemmon (*Listen Closely Commission/ World Premiere)
  • Fantasy on All the Pretty Little Horses - Douglas Townsend
  • At the Octoroon Balls (excerpt) - Wynton Marsalis


Katherine Liccardo, violin; Jason Mellow, violin; Rose Hashimoto, viola; James Waldo, cello

Earlier Event: July 29
Portal City: Americana
Later Event: July 30
Portal City: Americana