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CLIMATE ACTION IN CONCERT: One Cello, One Planet

Here’s a woman sharing her gifts in service to addressing climate change.

During her many years living in Asheville, Judith Glixon was principal cellist with the Asheville Symphony and the Brevard Chamber Orchestra. She’s returning from Boston to North Carolina this summer to perform a series of solo cello benefit concerts titled One Cello, One Planet, highlighting the urgency of climate change.

 

The proceeds of this series, initiated by Scott Hardin-Nieri, director of Creation Care Alliance of WNC, support the Alliance and its work empowering faith organizations to act on climate change. Personally, I can see Judith traveling nationwide, invited to present this benefit concert to raise funds for similar groups and to add a welcome expressive dimension to climate change conferences.
 
One Cello, One Planet concerts take place starting August 8 in Raleigh and continue in Winston-Salem, Black Mountain, Tryon, and Hendersonville, ending in Asheville on August 25 — see the schedule below.
 
The program, including compositions by Bach, Benjamin Britten, Maurice Ravel and Daniel Crawford, leads you on a musical journey through the history of humanity from our origins to the present day.
 
“We’re excited for Judith’s tour to blend the arts, science and spirituality in our community,” says Scott. “So often when we explore climate change it’s with charts, data and temperatures. My hope is that exploring this issue in another way, through music, may touch something deeper within us too.”
 
Click here for Creation Care Alliance’s detailed description of One Cello, One Planet. From there, you (and your friends from Asheville to Raleigh) can purchase tickets by date and place: https://creationcarealliance.org/blog/
 
Tickets are also available by clicking on links at Creation Care Alliance’s Facebook events page
 
(At the moment, these pages only list concerts in Winston-Salem, Black Mountain, Tryon, Hendersonville and Asheville. Tickets will soon be available for the August 8 concert in Raleigh.)
 
AUG One Cello, One Planet: Raleigh Community United Church of Christ
 8 Thurs 7 PM  Raleigh
 
 
 
Lisa Sarasohn
 
connect to your body’s center
nurture your whole self:
planet home, body earth, mother word
 
 
 
 

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