New Voices Festival: Worldliness II at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn
Friday May 5, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm$35
Works from the recent explosion of creativity by composers of Asian decent.
Worldliness II explores the extraordinary developments in recent years from composers of Asian descent, many of whom brilliantly incorporate Eastern techniques into Western forms.This program Includes the world premiere of a new song cycle by Huang Ruo based on the Chinese musical storytelling form, Pingtan.
Juhi Bansal Not Quite Stars
Justine F. Chen Philomel
Reena Esmail Chuti Hui Jagah
Dai Fujikura My Letter to the World
Tonia Ko Smoke and Distance
Huang Ruo New Work (BASS Commission, World Premiere)
Jennifer Zeltan soprano
Kristin Gornstein, Fleur Barron, Annie Rosen mezzo soprano
Jeffrey Gavett baritone
Mike Brofman, Myra Huang, Jeremy Chan, Nana Shi piano