Different Tempo: dif▪fer▪ent tem▪po, noun
A rate of movement or music that is not alike in character or quality; dissimilar. Often
, a non-classical concert.
Strings Music Festival
coined the phrase Different Tempo
to classify all non-classical concerts. Music at these concerts has ranged from jazz to blues, theatre to opera, country to folk, and rock to pop. Each season a variety of artists is presented to appeal to many tastes in music.
|Strings Program Book – Different Tempo Series – 1994
|Different Tempo Series History
1990: Leo Kottke and Karla Bonoff were the first non-classical musicians to hold concerts at Strings.
1994: The Different Tempo Series was born. Performers included Free Flight, Edgar Meyer, and Mark O’Connor.
1995: The Different Tempo Series moved to Friday nights.
Posted on January 27, 2012