New Voices Festival: Worldliness III, at First Unitarian Church of Brooklyn
Thursday June 1, 2023, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm$35
New Music from the Americas including 2 World Premieres.
BASS’s season finale celebrates the immense diversity of music from the Americas with works representing Canada, the US, the Caribbean, as well as Mexico and South America. The program includes 2 world premieres: Mikhail Johnson’s partnership with his fellow Jamaican, poet laureate Lorna Goodison, and Carlos Simon’s new work based on the searing poetry of Terrance Hayes.
Clarice Assad Confessions
Mikhail Johnson Praise to the Mother of Jamaican Art (BASS Commission, World Premiere)
Cecilia Livingston Penolope
Tania Leon Atwood, Songs
Reinaldo Moya Ciudades del Porvenir
Gabriela Ortiz Canciones de Agua
Carlos Simon New Work (BASS Commission, World Premiere)
Sarah Brailey, Laura Strickling soprano;
Sarah Nelson Craft mezzo soprano Will Liverman baritone;
Michael Brofman, Mila Henry, Danny Zelibor piano