Sierra: One of the Most Compelling

“[Roberto Sierra’s concerto] is surely one of the most compelling works I’ve done.” As we approach March 23, Thomas Wilkins shares some thoughts about Sierra’s Concerto for Saxophones and Orchestra as he conducts soloist James Carter and the Boston Symphony in a featured performance. Originally commissioned by the Detroit Symphony, Sierra wrote the 23-minute concerto for […] Read more »

Sierra: I AM CARMEN MIRANDA

Concert: Sierra: I AM CARMEN MIRANDA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-04-14 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano; Ensemble X Link: http://events.cornell.edu/event/ensemble_x_cu_music_3226 Concert Information: Barnes Hall Auditorium Cornell University Ithaca, NY Read more »

Sierra: 33 Sueños

On February 20, Roberto Sierra’s song cycle, 33 Sueños (33 Dreams) receives its American premiere presented by the New York Festival of Song (NYFOS). Programmed as part of NYFOS’ “Hyphenated-Americans” program, the 30-minute work is scored for baritone and piano and uses the texts settings of poet Juan Carlos Garvayo. (Garvayo also serves as pianist […] Read more »

Sierra: SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO

Concert: Sierra: SONATA FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-02-24 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Emily Kalisz, violin; Kyle Walker, piano Link: http://www.roerich.org/museum-events.php Concert Information: Nicholas Roerich Musuem New York, NY Read more »

Sierra: 33 SUENOS *AMERICAN PREMIERE*

Concert: Sierra: 33 SUENOS *AMERICAN PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-02-20 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Jesse Blumberg, baritone; Leann Osterkamp, piano Link: http://nyfos.org/hyphenated/ Concert Information: Merkin Hall Kaufman Music Center New York, NY Read more »

Sierra: “Danzas” from CONCIERTO DE CAMERA

Concert: Sierra: “Danzas” from CONCIERTO DE CAMERA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-01-20 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Quinteto Latino Link: https://www.thesfco.org/calendar/music-of-the-americas-paloalto/ Concert Information: Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Palo Alto, CA Read more »

Sierra: “Danzas” from CONCIERTO DE CAMERA

Concert: Sierra: “Danzas” from CONCIERTO DE CAMERA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-01-20 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Quinteto Latino Link: https://www.thesfco.org/calendar/music-of-the-americas-oakland/ Concert Information: Ensemble members of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Oakland Asian Cultural Center San Francisco, CA Read more »

Sierra: “Danzas” from CONCIERTO DE CAMERA

Concert: Sierra: “Danzas” from CONCIERTO DE CAMERA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-01-19 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Quinteto Latino Link: https://www.thesfco.org/calendar/music-of-the-americas-sf-2/ Concert Information: Ensemble members of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Noe Valley Ministry San Francisco, CA Read more »

Sierra: PIEZAS INTIMAS

Concert: Sierra: PIEZAS INTIMAS Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-01-30 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Alfredo Ovalles, piano Link: http://robertosierra.com/markdown-4/ Concert Information: Alte Schmiede Vienna, Austria Read more »

Sierra: Do Something

“…Do something beautiful. Do something gorgeous. Do something that comes from your heart…” — Roberto Sierra Award-winning composer Roberto Sierra sat down with new music advocate Frank Oteri for a featured profile in NewMusicBox  — the trailblazing online magazine for con-temporary American music. Oteri (who also serves as  NewMusicBox co-editor) chatted with the composer about his long […] Read more »