A Midsummer's Night's Dream

June 17 - June 30, 2021
1110 2 Ave F2, New York, NY 10022

About the Exhibition

We are very touched and excited to see everyone back in the gallery. This exhibition is a special one after we did the grand opening in May 2019. Our artists can finally return to a live audience to show the power and charm of their art. As you all know, the past year has been hard for galleries, this one too. It is all of you our artists, and our collectors who have supported and encouraged Stride Arts, through your constant action and spirit, to keep going. You have been inspiring, and you are right. Stride Arts thank all of you most sincerely.  You can see, Stride Arts is working hard to welcome a new start in our best state. This exhibition Stride Arts honored and delighted to be able to finally bring artists at Stride Arts's works to the public eye from our physical gallery with A Midsummer's Night's Dream. This is just a part, there will be more other artists and their artworks will be exhibited in our Modern Art Meets Chamber Music series. Please enjoy these wonderful works.

Stride Arts Selection:

 

Chu Okoli

Howard Gross

John Shorb

Kerstin A. Roolfs

Shiou-Ping Liao

Nancy Langer

Novorozhkin

Peter Andrew Jeschke

Totonho

Opening Reception
A Midsummer's Night's Dream

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Works

Artists at Stride Arts's Group Exhibition

As the second exhibition of our Modern Art Meets Chamber Music series, the opening exhibition of A Midsummer's Night's Dream will feature a private concert performed by the founders of aTonalHits,Illya Filshtinskiy (piano) and Katha Zinn (violin). The powerful team of artists at Stride Arts will bring you works of different art forms and different expression styles but full of summer enthusiasm, while aTonalHits ‘s music represents an offering to the new summer, where we can once again join together and celebrate all the many joys life has left to give!

Join us on June 17th, 6:00 pm for the opening reception of A Midsummer's Night's Dream and enjoy an evening of eye-opening art and heartwarming live music.

Seating at the event is limited. Tickets for this event are first come first serve. Please register for the event through the "Reserve Ticket" link.

Concert Program

Did you know the Midsummer Solstice starts on June 19?  It’s close, and with it comes some sort of breathless excitement inherited from days long past.  As with Shakespeare’s rendering, the Midsummer Night- particularly the Midsummer Solstice- refers to both the mischief and mayhem that takes place during this celebration of summer, both present and in far distant histories.  There is a decidedly mischievous quality that meanders through tonight’s program, evoking the joyful urges of long summer days and shorter nights- but most prominently, the need to dance strains in the forefront.  Stravinsky's Suite Italienne is a series of seven dance movements, with distinct folk influence, while Piazzolla's Tango fits the same bill.  Ysaye's Sonata No. 2, 'Obsession', takes on the more mystical qualities of a folk celebration, while Chopin and Rachmaninov, with their Ballade No. 2and Etudes Tableaux, paint canvases of great wending tales told us by our parents, and their parents before them.  In short, this music represents an offering to the new summer, where we can once again join together and celebrate all the many joys life has left to give!