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New Voices Festival: Departures III at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn (Site)

Thursday June 6, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Lembit Beecher’s masterful Looking at Spring is a poignant reflection on aging. New works by Daniel Felsenfeld and Jessica Meyer that explore themes of loneliness and Pandemic-era songs by Caroline Shaw and Alex Weiser round out the program.

Lembit Beecher: Looking at Spring

Daniel Felsenfeld: Visiting San Francisco (BASS Commission, World Premiere)

Jessica Meyer: with a gift for burning (BASS Commission, World Premiere)

Caroline Shaw: How Do I Find You

Alex Weiser: Let It Be Forgotten

Mary Bonhag, soprano; Sarah Nelson Craft, mezzo soprano; Andrew Fuchs, tenor Stanichka Dimitrova, violin; Jessica Meyer, viola; Karen Ouzounian, cello; Evan Premo; bass; Lembit Beecher, Michael Brofman, piano

Pre-Concert Lecture: Daniel Felsenfeld