SongFest: New Voices in Song

SongFest: New Voices in Song

June 21, 2019
7:30 pm

Zipper Hall

Tickets: $25

 
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Program Information
JAKE HEGGIE Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri
JORGE SOSA Song of the Last Crossing
JOHN HARBISON In Early Evening (West Coast Premiere)
TRAD., ARR. ALAN LOUIS SMITH Four Folk Songs
MARTIN HENNESSY Feeling the world as it passes through you
KAIJA SAARIAHO Changing Light
SAMUEL ROSNER A Kindling Flame
JOHN CORIGLIANO From Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan
THEODOSIA ROUSSOS From Polymnia
JOHN HARBISON Mirabai Songs
REENA ESMAIL Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice)

Enjoy a program of contemporary song featuring the 2019 Sorel Commission My Sister’s Voice, a three-movement double concerto for soprano, Hindustani singer, piano and string quartet, written by Reena Esmail. Also on the program is the Sorel Commission Feeling the world as it passes through you, a song cycle for soprano and baritone composed by Martin Hennessy; poetry by Naomi Shihab-Nye; and the West Coast premiere of John Harbison’s In Early Evening.

This performance will be livestreamed. Visit this link to view the livestream.