Lee: Freedom’s Genuine Dawn

On January 20, 2022, the Baltimore Symphony premieres James Lee III’s Freedom’s Genuine Dawn with spoken word artist Wordsmith. Robert Trevino conducts the concert in Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Co-commissioned by the Baltimore Symphony, Boston Symphony and the Rochester Philharmonic, the one-movement, 18-minute work is scored for narrator and orchestra, and features texts by African-American author, […] Read more »

Lee: QUINTET FOR CLARINET AND STRING QUARTET

Concert: Lee: QUINTET FOR CLARINET AND STRING QUARTET Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-01-23 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Anthony McGill, clarinet; Pacific Quartet Link: https://fourarts.org/event/pacifica-quartet-with-anthony-mcgill-clarinet/ Concert Information: Society for the Four Arts Palm Beach, FL Read more »

Lee: FREEDOM’S GENUINE DAWN *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Lee: FREEDOM’S GENUINE DAWN *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-01-23 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Baltimore Symphony Link: https://my.bsomusic.org/overview/16896 Concert Information: Robert Trevino, conductor Strathmore Center Bethesda, MD Read more »

Lee: FREEDOM’S GENUINE DAWN *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Lee: FREEDOM’S GENUINE DAWN *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-01-20 End Time: 2022-01-20 Location: Baltimore Symphony Link: https://my.bsomusic.org/overview/16896 Concert Information: Robert Trevino, conductor Meyerhoff Hall Baltimore, MD Read more »

Lee: SUKKOT THROUGH ORION’S NEBULA

Concert: Lee: SUKKOT THROUGH ORION’S NEBULA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2021-12-04 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Bard Conservatory Orchestra Link: https://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/bco-wilkins Concert Information: Thomas Wilkins, conductor Sosnoff Theater; Fisher Center Bard College Conservatory of Music Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Read more »

DBR: STRING QUARTET NO. 4, “ANGELOU”

Concert: DBR: STRING QUARTET NO. 4, “ANGELOU” Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-02-06 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: South Beach Chamber Ensemble Link: http://sobechamberensemble.biz/node/385 Concert Information: “Music in Beautiful Spaces” The Betsy Hotel Gallery Miami Beach, FL Read more »

DBR: STRING QUARTET NO. 4, “ANGELOU”

Concert: DBR: STRING QUARTET NO. 4, “ANGELOU” Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-02-03 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: South Beach Chamber Ensemble Link: http://sobechamberensemble.biz/node/384 Concert Information: “Music in Beautiful Spaces” Coral Gables Museum Coral Gables, FL Read more »

Abels: At War With Ourselves

“I’ve said before that I want to create bulletproof music.” And so David Harrington, founder and artistic director of the San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet, shares his vision into the ensemble’s latest commissioned work — At War With Ourselves. Composed by Michael Abels, the evening-length work is scored for narrator, string quartet and chorus, and features […] Read more »

Lee: EMOTIVE TRANSFORMATIONS

Concert: Lee: EMOTIVE TRANSFORMATIONS Start Date: 2021-11-06 Start Time: 00:00:00 End Date: 2021-11-07 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Saint Louis Symphony Link: https://shop.slso.org/6975/6992 Concert Information: Stéphane Denève, conductor Powell Hall St. Louis, MO Read more »

Lee: “Amer’ican” Premieres

On October 29, 2021, the Detroit Symphony presents the world premiere of James Lee III’s orchestral work Amer’ican, conducted by Eric Jacobsen. Commissioned by the orchestra, Amer’ican was originally scheduled to premiere in April 2020; but due to the Covid pandemic it was postponed until this season. The 13-minute work was inspired by Dvorak’s celebrated […] Read more »