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APNM Presents a Concert: SAVING THE EARTH
Baruch College Performing Arts Center, Engelman Recital Hall
New York, NY
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APNM Presents a Concert: SAVING THE EARTH
* All the music is about saving the environment
* All the music is by women composers
* Three pieces are World Premieres
* Two are new operas
* Three pieces are shaped by the composers experience in electronic music
* Photos by Lynne Buchanan, a major environmental woman photographer, will be shown: http://www.lynnebuchanan.com/
* A major environmental group has been invited to speak at the concert: Waterkeeper Alliance https://waterkeeper.org/

APNM is proud to feature the stellar soprano Elizabeth Farnum Sheree Clement's Swimming Upstream (2018), a short opera about fish, the Androscoggin River and pristine water, with video by Ross Karre & conducted by Carl Christian Bettendorf.  WORLD PREMIERE

Eleanor Cory's Reverie Interrupted (2018) will be performed by Ensemble Pi's star cellist Alexis Gerlach and Idith Meshulam, piano.  This work reveals the beautiful panoramas of wide US landscapes, and agitated, more dissonant sections which depict the environmental damage that humans can cause.  WORLD PREMIERE

Nina C. Young's Rising Tide, a work for seven players, conducted by Carl Christian Bettendorf, evokes the approaching crisis of the rising seas caused by global warming, which now threatens human life around the globe.  

Alice Shields Zhaojun-The Woman Who Saved the World (2018) WORLD PREMIERE

Featuring Jeremy Huw Williams, baritone & Sharon Harms, soprano

-is a one-act opera chamber opera for soprano, baritone and 7 instruments: flute, oboe, percussion, piano, violin, viola and cello, with music and libretto by Shields.  The plot is based on stories about the historical woman Wang Shaojun, who created peace between Mongolia and China two thousand years ago and is still celebrated in China today.  Zhaojun had been given by her former master, the Emp[eror, as a sexual peace offering to the Mongols.


Baruch College Performing Arts Center, Engelman Recital Hall (View)
55 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10010
United States


Arts > Opera
Music > Classical
Music > Experimental

Minimum Age: 2
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!



Cecilia S.
New York, NY United States
Nov 11, 2018 3:32 PM
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New York, NY United States
Nov 11, 2018 3:32 PM
Mark L.
New York, NY United States
Nov 07, 2018 2:36 PM
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New York, NY United States
Oct 31, 2018 5:57 PM
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New York, NY United States
Oct 28, 2018 8:53 AM

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