Two more great events to look forward toward this weekend from WPA Performance Grant winners!!
The Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island, under the direction of Anna Edwards, will perform American composer Margaret Brouwer’s Sizzle. The piece was originally commissioned by The Women’s Philharmonic as part of The Fanfares Project and was premiered in 2000. Read more about the piece on Brouwer’s website, and find out more about the performances this weekend (on October 29 and 30th) here. Get a taste of what’s in store with this recording of the work by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic:
On Friday, October 28 the Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra, based in New York City, is presenting a concert titled “This, Too, Must be Heard: 20/21st Century Female Composers”. The concert will include works by Ethel Smyth, Dobrinka Tabakova, and Doreen Carwithen – a fantastic mix of historic and contemporary works! Find out more information about the concert here, and get excited for the coming concert by becoming familiar with Doreen Carwithen’s Concerto for Piano and Strings (1948) which will be heard on Friday: