premiere performance – 2 Poems of Elizabeth Bishop (NYC)
Excited to premiere a set of songs to the lyrics of Elizabeth Bishop.
Performed as part of Composer Concordance Music Series
St. Marks Church Lower East Side NYC 3/20.2022 3pm
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About this event
Composers Concordance presents a concert program that propels an age-old compositional form into the 21st Century.
The Art of the Art Song showcases an array of acclaimed vocalists and pianists as they interpret songs from twelve of today’s most dynamic composers, writing under the influence of numerous contemporary styles and texts.
Composers: William Anderson, Geoffrey Burleson, Luis Andrei Cobo, Charles Coleman, Dan Cooper, Debra Kaye, Mark Kostabi, Alon Nechushtan, David L. Post, Gene Pritsker, Laura Elise Schwendinger, Maria Tegzes
Poets: Stephanie Bigham, Elizabeth Bishop, Carol Burleson, Robert Creeley, E.E. Cummings, Emily Dickinson, Heather Green, Jennifer Michael Hecht, Mark Kostabi, Beth Levin, Edward Simpson, Maria Tegzes
Performers: Adriana Valdés – soprano , Maria Tegzes – soprano, Tamara Hardesty – soprano, Elena Mindlina – soprano, Charles Coleman – baritone, Sabina Torosjan – violin, Geoffrey Burleson – piano, Jai Jeffryes – piano , Maila Gutierrez Springfield – piano
Gene Pritsker’s Light, Night and the Replaceables, based on poems by Heather Green; Debra Kaye’s This—is the land—the Sunset Washes, based on the Emily Dickinson poem; Dan Cooper’s New Phase and Ginger Beer, based on poems by Edward Simpson; and David L. Post’s Three Poems of Beth Levin, are among the featured compositions.
The concert will also be live-streamed on the Composers Concordance Facebook Page.