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The Cassandra Project: Women's Prophetic Voices - Online
The Cassandra Project: Women's Prophetic Voices - Online


Apr 17, 2021    FREE



The Cassandra Project: Women’s Prophetic Voices – Online - E4TT’s 2020/21 commissions concert is inspired by the priestess in Greek mythology who was cursed to utter the truth but never believed. Featuring FOUR World Premieres of commissions about Cassandra and her fate: WORLD PREMIERES: * "Wild Sage," for piano trio by rising new music star and 2016 Academy of Arts and Letters Charles Ives Fellowship recipient Hannah Lash (b. 1981). *“Cassandra, or Don't Girls Love Horses?” a mondorama with projected visuals for soprano, cello, and piano, by E4TT Call for Scores composer Jessica Rudman (1982), a monodrama with visuals, setting a new text by librettist Kendra Preston Leonard (b. 1974). *“Cassandra Effect” for cello and piano by Bay Area composer and 2019 Ruth Crawford Seeger Award winner Valerie Liu (b. 1971). *“Die gefluesterte Zukunft,” a music video monodrama for soprano and piano trio by E4TT co-founder David Garner (b. 1954), to a text by Friedrich Schiller (1759-1809), with video by Benoit LaCasse. * PLUS “Moerae” for piano trio by Armenian-American composer Mary Kouyoumdjian (b. 1983). The concert will be live-streamed on E4TT’s YouTube channel. Pre-concert programming: A virtual transcontinental talk with Lash, Rudman, Liu, Garner, and Leonard at 7:00 p.m. This concert is supported by funds from the San Francisco Arts Commission and in part by a grant from the Ross McKee Foundation  More Details

         

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