On January 23, 2022, Susan Kander’s opera DRIVING WHILE BLACK will be presented at the Birmingham Opera (AL) featuring soprano Allison Sanders.
Kander: *DWB* (DRIVING WHILE BLACK)
On January 21, 2022, Susan Kander’s opera DRIVING WHILE BLACK will be presented at the Birmingham Opera (AL) featuring soprano Allison Sanders.
Kander: *DWB* Film Adaptation *Virtual Concert*
Concert: Kander: *DWB* Film Adaptation *Virtual Concert* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2021-04-30 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Urban Arias Link: https://www.urbanarias.org/performances/driving-while-black/ Concert Information: Du’Bois & Camry A’Keen, film direction and choreography Karen Slack, soprano; Rosanna Butterfield, cello; Eric Plewinski, percussion Washington, DC
Kander: DWB NY Premiere
On October 23, Susan Kander’s chamber opera dwb (driving while black) receives its New York premiere — via virtual performance — presented by Baruch Performing Arts Center in Manhattan. The 45-minute, one-woman monodrama originally premiered in fall 2018 at the Lawrence Arts Center in Kansas. With stage direction by Chip Miller, the production features original […]
Kander: Composers Corner Q & A
Welcome back to “Composers Corner,” where you can better get to know our composers and gain some insight into their thoughts on creating music while they look forward to moving ahead and beyond these challenging times. Today, we’re featuring Susan Kander, whose catalog includes a wide range of genres. She is the composer of such […]
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, […]
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
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
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 […]
Kansas City Prepares for World Premiere of Susan Kander’s The Giver!
New, Thrilling, and the Very Stuff of Opera This month, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s offers the world premiere of Susan Kander’s latest opera The Giver. Co-commissioned with the Minnesota Opera, and directed by Linda Ade Brand, The Giver opens on January 14th conducted by Paula Winans. Based on the award-winning Lois Lowry novel, […]