Season Concert III: Beyond Boundaries
Thursday and Saturday, June 9 and 11, 2011, at 8 p.m.
San Francisco Conservatory
50 Oak Street, San Francisco
Guest Artists: Sonos Handbell Ensemble and Cypress String Quartet
PROGRAM: TANIA LEÓN: Rimas Tropicales (world premiere); CHEN YI: Angel Island Passages; LIBBY LARSEN: The Womanly Song of God; JAMES MEREDITH: Natura; and music by HILDEGARD VON BINGEN, R. THOMPSON, J.S. Bach and more.
Expanding the horizons of performance, the San Francisco Girls Chorus presents a dynamic program that redefines choral music with multi-media, staging, lighting, guest artists and musical magic. These concerts are a centerpiece of the 2011 national Chorus America conference in San Francisco, where the eyes—and ears—of the music world will be on SFG2010 guest artists the Cypress String Quartet return to reprise Chen Yi’s stunning multi-media work created in collaboration with award-winning film maker Felicia Lowe, and Sonos Handbell Ensemble adds luster to the Girls Chorus’ internationally acclaimed sound.
Tania León's work is commissioned for the San Francisco Girls Chorus by Classical Movements, Inc. as part of the Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program.
Tickets are available through City Box Office 415-392-4400 or cityboxoffice.com
Reserved $35; General Admission $25/$18 (for students) (June 9 -sold out)
Download program notes here.
Photo by RJ Muna
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