Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Genre-bending violin-cello duo ARKAI to play 2 shows this weekend

violin and cello due Arkai

What: ARKAI Channels Global Diversity Through Genre-Bending Music: 2 Exciting Shows

Description: ARKAI is an award-winning electroacoustic violin-cello duo that has inspired audiences around the world through its genre-defying string music. Graduates of The Juilliard School, their past engagements have included performances at The MET, Carnegie Hall, Public Theater, World Trade Center, Bryant Park, Rockwood Music Hall, City Winery, US Air Force Academy, 54 Below, Lincoln Center, Musikfest, and Chateau Marmont. Their electronic debut composition, “Letters from COVID”, was featured at TED@PMI for a global audience of over 30,000 people from 182 countries. Recent highlights include opening for Oscar and Grammy-winning musician Jon Batiste at NYC’s Javits Center. 

When/where: ARKAI will perform two concerts with a different program at each location:

  • Saturday, January 27 at 7:30 p.m., Lake Flower Landing, 421 Lake Flower Ave, Saranac Lake, NY, 12983 
  • Sunday, January 28 at 3:00 pm, Saranac Fire Hall (volunteer fire dept), 3277 Route 3, Saranac, NY 12981

Admission: $20, available at the door.  Seating is open. For more information, visit lakeflowerlanding.com

Photo at top courtesy of Thomas Brunot/ARKAI

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