Storybook: An Evening of New Vocal Music
On Sunday, November 18, 8pm at the Greenwich House Music School (46 Barrow Street, New York, NY), the New York-based composers' collective Random Access Music presents
"Storybook," an evening of new vocal music by composers Gilbert Galindo, David Fetherolf, Stefan Weisman, Manly Romero, Jonathan Pieslak and Wang Jie. For information about tickets please call (212) 242-4770.
The program features the world premiere of Gilbert Galindo's Xochitl Cuicatl: Aztec Flower Songs (poetry by Anonymous and Ayocuan Cuetzpaltzinclassical Nahuatl poetry), featuring Ulises Solano, tenor, and Karl Larson, piano. Other works include David Fetherolf's Nostalgia (poem by Tahereh Saffarzadeh), featuring mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Mondragon and Wang Jie, piano; arias from Stefan Weisman's new opera, The Scarlet Ibis, Mila Henry, piano (vocalist TBA); arias from Manly Romero's opera, Dreaming of Wonderland, featuring Nadia Petrella, soprano, Mila Henry, piano; Jonathan Pieslak's Banchetul with Hannah Pohlmann, mezzo-soprano and piano; and Wang Jie's A PrayerLord? Please Don't Let Me Die In a Funny Way (libretto by Paul Sims) featuring soprano Mary Mackenzie.
Random Access Music was founded in 2005 to help composers establish collaborative experiences and long-term relationships among artists, and the support and interaction among fellow composers. The composer-members include Allen Schulz (President), Manly Romero (Artistic Director), Andrew McKenna Lee, David Fetherolf, Gilbert Galindo, Jonathan Pieslak, Stefan Weisman, and Wang Jie.
Greenwich House Music
46 Barrow Street
New York, NY 10014
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