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 »

Kander: DWB *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Kander: DWB *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-11-17 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Roberta Gumbel, soprano; Hannah Collins, cello; Michael Compitello, percussion Link: https://lawrenceartscenter.org/event/dwb-driving-while-black/ Concert Information: Roberta Gumbel, libretto Lawrence Arts Center Lawrence, KS Read more »

Kander: POSTCARDS FROM AMERICA

Concert: Kander: POSTCARDS FROM AMERICA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-08-04 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Jennet Ingle,oboe;Jennifer Muniz, piano Link: https://www.mccmf.org/events-2018/ Concert Information: Michigan City Chamber Music Festival First Presbyterian Church Michigan City, IN Read more »

Kander: SOLO SONATA

Concert: Kander: SOLO SONATA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-07-11 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Jacob Ashworth, violin & viola Link: http://www.jacobashworth.com/calendar/2018/6/30/festival-daniou-solo-tour-in-brittany-france Concert Information: Festival Daniou Dinard, France Read more »

Kander: THE LUNCH COUNTER

Concert: Kander: THE LUNCH COUNTER Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-12-14 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Rob Hillman, bassoon Link: https://arts.uiowa.edu/events/rob-hillman-dma-recital-ii/2017-12-14 Concert Information: Voxman Music Building Recital Hall University of Iowa Iowa City, IA Recital Hall Read more »

Kander: POSTCARDS FROM AMERICA

Concert: Kander: POSTCARDS FROM AMERICA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-11-16 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Jennet Ingle, oboe Link: http://www.langlabsb.com/events Concert Information: Ultreia Fall Concert Series LangLab South Bend, IN Read more »

Kander: “Miranda” Debuts Down Under

“I want to present ‘The Orchestra’ the way I see it: as the greatest team sport I know of.” On the eve of its May 7 Australian premiere, Susan Kander shares some insight into Miranda’s Waltz, as Kevin Purcell conducts the Australian Discovery Orchestra. Scored for narrator and orchestra, the 26-minute, seven-movement work features texts by […] Read more »