Three wordless duos for soprano, mezzo, baritone and cello. Premiered by Winnie Nieh, soprano; Nokola Printz, mezzo-soprano; Sidney Chen, bass-baritone; and Doug Machiz, cello as part of the Old First Concerts series.
Performed by the Cecilia Ensemble at the
Presidio Chapel, San Francisco.
Commissioned by the
Helia Music Collective and the San Francisco Conservatory Clarinet Ensemble, who premiered the piece at SFCM's Caroline Hume Concert Hall.
New text and song, premiered by tenor Jonathan Smucker and pianist Monica Chew. Production: Zach Miley.
Ovid's vivid creation story in Classical Latin, set for six voices and frame drum, with artwork by Simone Ren. Featuring Kristofer Twadell, soprano 1; Mia Lindberg, soprano 2; Rowan Taymuree, alto; Michael R. Smith, tenor; Brennan Stokes, tenor; Lukáš Janata, bass; and Nasim Gorgani, Persian daf. Music and production: S. A. Workman.
Written for remote performance by the Friction Quartet during the 2020 pandemic, Airwaves aims to co-opt the unpredictable time delays of performance over online platforms such as Streamyard or Zoom with sections of loosely defined timing, "follow-the-soloist," and independent meters by player, in hopes of invoking just a touch of the windchime's freedom.