Blooming Flowers: Music by Women Composers
Ensemble for These Times performs the World Premiere of Chinese composer Weiwei Miao's "Blooming Flowers, Full Moon" for piano trio, along with works by 8 living women composers:
Pulitzer-winning (first in music for a woman) Ellen Taafe Zwillich: "Lament";
American Academy of Arts and Letters’s Walter Hinrichsen Award and Miriam Gideon Prize Victoria Bond: "Binary";
American Academy of Arts and Letters Chen Yi: "Ji Dong Nuo";
Opera America Discovery Grant Lori Laitman: "The Metropolitan Tower and Other songs";
Kronos Fifty for the Future Aleksandra Vrebalov: "Passion Revisited";
Connecticut Artist Fellow Jessica Rudman "Times of Speaking and Silence"'
Theatre composer Ellen Mandel: songs;
Emerging New Zealand composer Gemma Peacocke: "Steppe Lands"
Audrey Call (1905-2001: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audrey_Call), "The Witch of Harlem"
Musicians: Nanette McGuinness, soprano; Anne Lerner-Wright, cello; Dale Tsang, piano; and guest violinist Ilana Blumberg
Cost: $10 for students/members, $15 for non-members
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San Francisco, CA 94102