Brooklyn Art Song Society
Recital Hall, Ann E. Pitzer Center
A program of post-war art song traditions, which includes a premiere by UC Davis faculty composer Kurt Rohde, and songs by Harrison Birtwistle and Kaija Saariaho.
Harrison Birtwistle: Songs from the Same Earth (West Coast Premiere)
Kurt Rohde: Selections from It wasn’t a dream
Text adapted from Diane Seuss’s 2015 poetry collection, Four-Legged Girl, for which she was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She is author of four books of poetry including her 2018 collection Still Life With Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl.
Seuss will give a reading at the Department of English Creative Writing Reading Series on May 8th at 7:00 pm in the Peter J. Shields Library.
Kaija Saariaho: Quatre Instants (2002)
Charlotte Mundy, soprano | Zach Finkelstein, tenor
Michael Brofman and Miori Sugiyama, piano
For a free opportunity to listen to the Brooklyn Art Song Society, come to the Ann E. Pitzer Center at 12 noon on Thursday, May 10, to hear a program of works by UC Davis graduate student composers, including Addie Camsuzu, Sam Clark-McHale, Sarah Wald, Ryan Suleiman, and Chris Castro.