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Variant 6 and Andrew Lipke collaborate for “Kamala” world premiere

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Andrew Lipke, Elizabeth Steiner, and Variant 6 rehearsing at Christ Church Neighborhood House | photo via artists’ Facebook

On Thursday, June 1, local vocal sextet Variant 6 will bring their second season to a close with the world premiere of “Kamala” at Christ Church Neighborhood House in Old City. “Kamala” is the group’s first commissioned piece and a collaboration with multi-instrumentalist Andrew Lipke, who composed the music as an extension of his 2015 album Siddhartha. Along with the six vocalists, the performance will feature Philadelphia harpist Elizabeth Steiner.

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