Shifrin (and friends) play Schiff. Co-presented with Chamber Music Northwest.
Hai-Ting sings/narrates “Vashti,” a llight-hearted yet topical reimagining of the Purim tale, with clarinetist David Shifrin, musical director of CMNW, musicians from Chamber Music Northwest
also Scenes from Adolescence, and Divertimento from Gimpel the Fool
Pre-concert conversation with Robert McBride, 7pm.
presents this new work by Amy Beth Kirsten
HOWL / ensemble:
Molly Netter, soprano
Eliza Bagg, soprano
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
Sandy Smillie, pre-recorded voice
CSO MusicNOW / ensemble:
Timothy Munro, alto flute
Katinka Kleijn, violincello
Cynthia Yeh, percussion
HOWL / creative team:
Amy Beth Kirsten, composer / librettist / director
Mary Ellen Stebbins, lighting design
Christopher Kriz, sound design
Denisa Musilova, movement
Christina Lorraine Bullard, mask design
Luigi Nono's Intollerenza
More information and tickets: http://americansymphony.org/intolerance/
In post-Fascist Italy, Luigi Nono's one-act opera Intolleranza attempted to speak out against dictatorship. It follows a migrant worker travelling home as he gets caught up in a political protest, is tortured in prison, and escapes to fight for a world without war.
- American Symphony Orchestra
- Leon Botstein, Conductor
Daniel Weeks, Tenor (A Migrant)
Serena Benedetti, Soprano (His Companion)
Hai-Ting Chinn, Mezzo-Soprano (A Woman)
Matthew Worth, Baritone (An Algerian)
Carsten Wittmoser, Bass-Baritone (A Torture Victim)
Bard Festival Chorale
James Bagwell, Director
As part of the amazing singer-centric Resonant Bodies Festival:
A 45-minute except from Science Fair, with Erika Switzer, piano, and special appearances by Lindsay Kesselman and Kirsten Sollek
On a shared bill with Joan LaBarbara and Odeya Nini
Science Fair is a fully staged evening of science in song, with live experiments, slide shows, and quirky lessons for the child in all of us. Featuring songs such as "Phases of the Moon," "The Amazing Atom," "Strawberry DNA," and, of course, "Baking Soda Volcano (the real story)"
Conceived and performed by Hai-Ting with Erika Switzer, piano
Original music by Matthew Schickele, Renée Favand, Stefan Weisman, and Conrad Cummings.
More information: http://here.org/shows/detail/1734/