Chansons de Bilitis
selections from Songs of Emily Dickinson
power is everywhere (2016-17) an observed distraction for soprano and small ensemble on texts of Michel Foucault WORLD PREMIERE
with other works for voice, flute, cello and piano by Henri Dutilleux, Ned Rorem and André Caplet
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.
Doors open an hour before concerts. Open seating.