World Premiere for Susan Kander this September

Susan Kander’s “Garden” Receives World Premiere On September 9, 2011, Missouri-gal Susan Kander celebrates the 90th birthday of Leslie Laskey — Washington University of St. Louis’ renowned educator — with the world premiere of A Garden’s Time Piece. Scored for soprano and violin, and featuring Kander’s settings of Laskey’s own poetry, performers Christine Johnson and […] Read more »

James Lee III Gets Ready for Two Orchestral Premieres!

Subito Composer James Lee III Kicks-off his 2011-12 Concert Season with Two New Orchestral Works! Chuphshah! Harriet’s Drive to Canaan premieres on September 23rd at the Baltimore Symphony. Conducted by Marin Alsop, the 12-minute commission is based on the life of Maryland-native Harriet Tubman, the American “Moses” of the Underground Railroad. “The word Chuphshah,” Lee […] Read more »

Two Exciting Premieres for Roberto Sierra this August

A South American and World Premiere for Two Sierra Works August 9 — Roberto Sierra’s Cuentos will receive its South American premiere in San Paolo, Brazil by the cutting-edge, contemporary music ensemble Camera Aberta. Specializing in contemporary music, this versatile San Paolo-based group of 16 musicians will be conducted by Joel Sachs. Sierra’s Cuentos for […] Read more »