Southbank Sinfonia: Rush Hour Concert
Jessica Cottis, conductor
St John's Waterloo, London | 6pm
Judith Weir: Winter Song
Kate Whitley: Autumn Songs
Thea Musgrave: The Seasons
London's Southbank Sinfonia celebrate International Women's Day in a concert championing contemporary works composed by some of Britain's most respected female composers. Musgrave's 1988 The Seasons, inspired by Piero di Cosimo’s Caccia Primitiva Met Museum, NYC) concludes the concert.
New York Virtuoso Singers
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor
Musgrave: Rorate Coeli (1977)
Musgrave: The Voices of Our Ancestors (2014) US premiere
Musgrave: La Vida es Sueño (2017) world premiere
Musgrave: Manuela's Aria from Simón Bolívar (1994)
Musgrave: Duet and Lament from Harriet, the Woman Called Moses (1984)
Musgrave: Ensemble from Mary, Queen of Scots (1977)
Join Thea Musgrave, Dr Harold Rosenbaum, and the New York Virtuoso Singers in a celebratory birthday concert at The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, New York City. A longtime supporter of Thea's work, Rosenbaum conducts an evening of choral music and excerpts from Musgrave's grand operas.
featuring Musgrave: Orfeo I
Flutist Patricia Spencer will perform a widely varied chamber recital exploring “musical connections”. Titled UNDINE and ORFEO, the program includes works giving the mythological stories of Orfeo and Undine, three composers connected with master teacher Nadia Boulanger, a flute/clarinet duo written by Harvey Sollberger in honor of Charles Wuorinen, and a trio by Rameau for flute, cello, and harpsichord.
Works by Rameau, Lili Boulanger, Carl Reinecke, Harvey Sollberger, Louise Talma, and Thea Musgrave – the last a staged solo flute piece depicting the story of Orfeo.