Events October 2021

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Louis Kahn 120: World Premiere of Maria Faust’s MO(NU)MENT at FDR Four Freedoms State Park

October 16, 2021

Celebrated Estonian-born jazz musician Maria Faust pays tribute to her fellow Saaremaa islander Louis Kahn, designer of Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park. The concert, presented by ​​Estonian Ministry of Culture and Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, is acoustic and site-specific, created specifically for this architectural site. Part of a series of events celebrating the 120th birthday of Louis Kahn, the event presents a world premiere of Faust’s new piece MO(NU)MENT dedicated to Kahn, with New York-based guest artists Peter Evans on trumpet, Sam Kulik on trombone, and Dan Peck on tuba.

Maria Faust is an Estonian alto saxophonist and composer currently living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Charismatic and eccentric, Maria Faust is one of the most successful Estonian jazz musicians of all time and the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and honors.

Saturday October 16, 3:00 – 4:00pm
Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park
Roosevelt Island, NY

Free. Space is limited and tickets are required.