May 30 in SF
June 1 in Berkeley
In this program of music for soprano, flute, cello and piano, listen and consider the question: “What defines the French sound?”
According to American composer Ned Rorem, “..the solar system is torn between two aesthetics: French and German...Blue is French. Red is German. Yes is French. No is German.” Rorem believed he and Aaron Copland belonged in the French category.