New Music This Weekend

We are looking forward to another great weekend of concerts from WPA Performance Grant winners! On Friday, April 1 the American Composers Orchestra will present a concert of works inspired by Indian and Middle Eastern traditions.  Three World Premieres will be featured, including Avartan by Indian-American composer Reena Esmail.  Also being performed Friday is The Metamorphosis of Narcissus by Gity Razaz.   On Saturday, April 2 the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra (HICO) will present Ribbon Earth by contemporary American composer Kristin Kuster.  Learn more about the work here.

New Works This Weekend

Congratulations to the Community Women’s Orchestra and Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra – both WPA Performance Grant winners presenting works by women composers in concerts this weekend! This Saturday, February 20, the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra (HICO) will perform a concert titled “Voices of Connecticut Poets” and will feature the world premiere of a new work by Jessica Rudman with text by poet Elizabeth Hamilton.  Iseult Speaks will be performed with Guest Artist Charity Clark. On Sunday, February 21 Community Women’sOrchestra will present their International Women’s Day concert, featuring a new work by composer in residence June Bonacich titled Sour Grapes.   Looking forward to excellent concerts,…