Cabrillo Festival: 2017 Season
After Marin Alsop’s amazing 25-year leadership, The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music has an exciting new Music Director & Conductor Cristian Macelaru. The eleven composers in residence for the 2017 season are Karim Al-Zand, Clarice Assad, Gerald Barry, Michael Gandolfi, Jake Heggie, Aaron Jay Kernis, David T. Little, Cindy McTee, Christopher Rountree, Gabriella Smith and James Stephenson. Watch the preview below to see more.
Rhymes With Opera: ADAM'S RUN
Recently featured on the cover of Opera News, Rhymes with Opera (RWO) is a New York-based ensemble of performers and composers specializing in new chamber operas. Adam's Run, a video opera with music by Ruby Fulton, is a dark comedy which takes place in a dystopic future world. Watch the trailer and find performance dates by following the links below.
Elise Blake, violin; Gregory Williams, viola; Jillian Bloom, cello; Zach Herchen, saxophone; Maiko Hosoda, percussion; Julia Sheriff, piano
Femina Camera Trio: Women's History Month Recital
Femina Camera is Elise Blake, violin; Abigail Pack, horn; and Sheng-Yuan Kuan, piano. The trio presents recitals and masterclasses with a joyful emphasis on new works by successful living female composers.
Click below to see their press release from The Sunday Recital Series at Mary Baldwin University.
DC Youth Orchestra: Preparing for Chile Tour
The DC Youth Orchestra Program serves many students and includes multiple ensembles. The top ensemble, the Youth Orchestra, went to Chile in 2016. Many talented staff members, artists, teachers, parents, and students made the tour possible. Watch the trailer for a taste of the program.