Poetry on Musical Wings: Words Take Flight With SF Choral Artists
$15.00 - $30.00
$7.50 - $15.00*
San Francisco Choral Artists, the 24-voice, a cappella chamber ensemble specializing in innovative, eclectic programming, closes out its 2011-2012 season with Poetry on Musical Wings. The ensemble will explore how different composers give musical wings to sonnets, odes, riddles and rhymes with world premieres by Russell Burnham, Paul Chihara, Allen Shearer, Matt Van Brink, and Daniel Galbreath alongside favorite works by masters such as Brahms, Elgar, Schumann, Thompson. Features poets include Shakespeare, W. S. Graham, Longfellow, Rilke, Steinbeck, April Bernhard and Robert Herrick. Sit back and listen as words take flight.
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The last date listed for Poetry on Musical Wings was Saturday June 16, 2012 / 8:00pm.
About the Ticket Supplier: San Francisco Choral ArtistsSpecializing in new music and the work of living composers, this semi-professional chamber choir has commissioned or premiered more than 170 works, and achieved a national reputation through eclectic programming and stunning performances. Acclaimed as "...amongst the foremost unaccompanied singing groups... on this or any other coast" (artssf.com), the ensemble's excellence has been recognized through performances of music spanning 600 years and in a variety of styles. SFCA has been active in educational outreach through programs at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, University of California/Berkeley, and San Francisco School of the Arts, and has performed in concert with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Composers Inc., The Whole Noyse, and others.
Under the artistic direction of Magen Solomon, the 24-voice ensemble is collaborating with The Alexander String Quartet in works for chamber choir and string quartet, commissioning 7 new works to be heard in live performances and on a new full-length recording.