Connecticut Native Kate St. Amand will perform with SYREN Modern Dance in ‘Bach: The Art of Fugue,’ a Sacred Music at the Red Door event in West Hartford.
Sacred Music at the Red Door is proud to present ‘Bach: The Art of Fugue’ with SYREN Modern Dance. Johann Sebastian Bach’s Art of Fugue played on pipe organ and harpsichord by Rick Erickson, with beautiful dance interpretation by a renowned troupe based in New York will take place on 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in West Hartford. The event, co-sponsored by the Hartford Chapter, American Guild of Organists is free with a suggested donation of $20.
SYREN Modern Dance is a popular New York based modern dance company known to reach international audiences through their remarkable performances. The “Art of Fugue” blends composition and dance creating a show that heightens senses and evokes imagery through each movement, run, and sweep. The dance explores definitions of beauty while searching for its existence in a world filled with media, speed, detachment, and exploitation.
SYREN Modern Dance, which was founded in 2003, has been presented at several highlighted events such as, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Symphony Space, Dance Theater Workshop, Green Space, Cité Universitaire, The Riverside Theatre, and Queens Theatre in the park, among others. Click here to see their dance.
Kate St. Amand, who founded SYREN Modern Dance with Lynn Peterson, received her B.F.A. from SUNY Purchase and has trained at the Nutmeg Ballet. Her training continued at The Erick Hawkins School, The Limon Schoo, The Kirov Academy and Hartford Ballet and she has received composition training from Tarin Chaplin and Neil Greenberg. Kate found her inspiration while performing in works by Shen Wei, Lin Hwai-Min, and Mark Morris.
Johann Sebastian Bach’s “Art of Fugue” with beautiful dance interpretation by a renowned troupe based in New York will take place on 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in West Hartford. The event, co-sponsored by the Hartford Chapter, American Guild of Organists is free with a suggested donation of $20.
St. John’s Episcopal Church is located at 679 Farmington Ave., near Prospect Avenue, in West Hartford. The church is wheelchair accessible and has ample free parking. St. John’s Episcopal Church is a vibrant parish, which comes together in beauty and grace to celebrate and share the gifts of God. We strive, with God’s help, to listen, connect, serve, and grow. At St. John’s, we seek to create and offer exciting opportunities to make spiritual connections with God and with one another. That offer is made to both members and visitors alike. The clergy and lay leadership of St. John’s hopes that those connections will be meaningful and lasting for each and every one of us.