Concordian Dawn, ensemble for medieval music, specializes
in twelfth- through fourteenth-century vocal repertoire,
drawing on primary source material and focusing on
socio-philosophical similarities between texts from centuries
ago and the mindset of modern society. In so doing, Concordian
Dawn produces a musical experience accessible to contemporary
audiences, relating the human condition of the past to the
familiar experiences of the present.
Experience the exciting Afro-Brazilian musical traditions, with
master drummer and candomblé player Jorge Alabê. Friends of
Alabê’s and the UC Davis Samba School will join together under
his direction for this concert. For more than two decades,
Alabê gave worldwide tours with Samba groups he directed,
including Oba Oba. Alabê is a renowned teacher and innovator,
and now directs Grupo Samba Rio in San Francisco.
“State of Being” is an autobiographical concert experience
for one vocalist, Emily Thorner, and electronics. It is
comprised almost entirely of commissioned works written
specifically for Emily’s unique voice by a multi-national
lineup of living composers.
Garrett Mendelow: Voices of Consequence
Kaley Lane Eaton: Bad News
Max Hundelshausen: (this sentence here fills the)