2017-18 Concert Series

Unbounded web announcement

ALIAS Chamber Ensemble is pleased to announce its 2017/18 concert series, unbounded creativity, which celebrates the legacy of composers who immigrated to America.  This series honors the promise of America, made manifest in the creative expression of these artists who now call this country their home.

Winter Concert


Tuesday February 6, 2018, 7:30 PM

Ingram Hall

Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University

2400 Blakemore Avenue

Nashville, TN 37212


Bright Sheng: Selections from Seven Tunes Heard in China for Violincello
Yotam Haber: Estro Poetico-armonico for string quartet and recorder quartet
Mohammed Fairouz: Refugee Blues for soprano and piano

Béla Bartók: Valse for String Quartet
Ola Gjielo: Ave Generosa for SSAA a capella and Tundra for SSAA choir and instrumental quintet
Irving Berlin: God Bless America, arranged by Gabriela Lena Frank for countertenor and string quartet

Fall Concert

Tuesday October 24, 2017, 7:30 PM

Woods Hall

W.O. Smith Music School

 1125 8th Avenue South

 Nashville, TN 37203


Rebecca’s Dance, Piotr Szewczyk

Mariel for cello and marimba, Osvaldo Golijov

Stomping Grounds, Karim Al-Zand

6 Einfache Lieder, Op.9, Erich Wolfgang Korngold

String Quartet No. 2, Op. 3, Miklos Rózsa