Sierra: “Tumbao” from SINFONIA NO. 3, “LA SALSA”

Concert: Sierra: “Tumbao” from SINFONIA NO. 3, “LA SALSA” Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-05-11 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: New York Philharmonic Link: https://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1819/young-peoples-concert-may-11 Concert Information: Young Peoples Concerts Thomas Wilkins, conductor David Geffen Hall Lincoln Center New York, NY Read more »

Kander: Singers are Storytellers

“Singers are storytellers, but rarely do we get the opportunity to help create the stories we are telling.” And so, soprano and librettist Roberta Gumbel introduces us to Susan Kander’s new chamber opera DWB (*driving while black*). The opera premieres on November 17 at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, Kansas. Scored for soprano, cello, […] Read more »

Silverman: INTERVAL UNTAMED (Excerpts)

Concert: Silverman: INTERVAL UNTAMED (Excerpts) Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-03-09 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Kaitlin Smith, alto saxophone Link: http://fayeellensilverman.com///index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=34 Concert Information: “Women Composers Around the World” Raleigh/Durham Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield Smithfield, NC Read more »

Sierra: Octeto en Cuatro Tiempos

On November 13, the New Juilliard Ensemble presents Roberto Sierra’s Octeto en Cuatro Tiempos (Octet in Four Tempos), led by music director Joel Sachs. Sierra’s 12-minute work was commissioned by the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in celebration of the ensemble’s 40th anniversary in 2014. It is scored for clarinet, bassoon, horn, and string quintet. St. […] Read more »

Sierra: CAPRICHOS

Concert: Sierra: CAPRICHOS Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-12-08 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Balance Campaign Ensemble Link: https://balancecampaign.com/events-1/2018/12/8/off-the-beaten-path-music-series Concert Information: Off the Beaten Path Music Series UDC Performing Arts Recital Hall Washington, DC Read more »

Galbraith: A Piece that Does It All

“Nancy Galbraith’s A Festive Violet Pulse is a piece that does it all.” James Welsch, music director of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras, opines as the ensemble prepares for its November 11 performance at El Paso’s Chavez Theater. Galbraith’s three-minute piece was commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony to welcome its then-new music director, Mariss […] Read more »