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: 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 »

Moravec: TO TELL THE TRUTH *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Moravec: TO TELL THE TRUTH *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2021-12-21 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Raehann Bryce-Davis, mezzo soprano; Heeyoung Choi, piano Link: https://satmc.org/artist-series Concert Information: Tuesday Musical Club Artist Series Laurel Heights United Methodist Church San Antonio, TX 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 »

Sierra: CONCERTO FOR ELECTRIC VIOLIN *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Sierra: CONCERTO FOR ELECTRIC VIOLIN *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-06-05 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Tracy Silverman, violin; American Symphony Orchestra Link: https://americansymphony.org/2021-2022/american-masters/ Concert Information: “American Masters” Leon Botstein, conductor Rose Theatre Jazz at Lincoln Center New York, NY Read more »

Silverman: REFLECTIONS ON A DISTANT LOVE *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Silverman: REFLECTIONS ON A DISTANT LOVE *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2021-12-11 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Veronique Valdes, mezzo-soprano; Lyda Chen-Argerich, viola; Titta Carvelli, piano Link: http://fayeellensilverman.com///index.php?option=com_wrapper&Itemid=34 Concert Information: Theatre des Salons Geneva, Switzerland Read more »

Lee: “Tones of Clay”

On November 14, the Calyx Piano Trio premieres James Lee III’s new 18-minute chamber piece Piano Trio No. 3, “Tones of Clay,” at the Linde Center at the Tanglewood Music Center. Lee comments on his new work. “Piano Trio No. 3 ‘Tones of Clay’ uses the words ‘tones’ and ‘clay’ for two reasons. In my […] Read more »

Silverman: The Song of the Trees

Composer Faye-Ellen Silverman’s new choreographed work The Song of the Trees receives its world premiere on November 5, 2021, as part of Composers Concordance’s Woodwind “Motion” series. The Songs of the Trees is a three-moment work that features the Sylvan Winds joined by choreographer Max Pollak in its first performance. The concert takes place at […] Read more »

Abels: AT WAR WITH OURSELVES *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Abels: AT WAR WITH OURSELVES *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Date: 2021-11-19 Start Time: 00:00:00 End Date: 2021-11-20 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Kronos Quartet; Inversion Ensemble Link: https://texasperformingarts.org/season/kronos-quartet-2021-mccullough-theatre-austin-texas Concert Information: Nikky Finney, libretto Valérie Sainte-Agathe, conductor McCullough Theatre University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Read more »