Jessica Jacobs to sing Karl Weigl's Five Songs for String Quartet and Soprano with Symphony Nova, April 7th


Apr 7 2017 - 7:30pm

Composed of graduates from top music schools, Symphony Nova creates opportunities for its musicians to present outstanding music as they grow professionally. On April 7th, they will perform ANDY VORES: Symphony Nova Commission; COPLAND: As it Fell Upon a Day;  KARL WEIGL: Songs for Soprano and String Quartet, Op. 44; and GEORGE ONSLOW: Nonet in A Minor, Op. 77. Tickets can be purchased online here.

Regarding the Five Songs: "intriguing novelties, especially seldom-heard songs for soprano and string quartet from the 1920s and ’30s by Karl Weigl, a friend and colleague of Schoenberg," - Anthony Tommasini, NY Times.  [Renee Fleming with the Emerson Quartet at Carnegie Hall, May 5, 2013]

Symphony Nova concerts are four times a year in the beautiful Old South Church in Copley Square, Boston. A vibrant presence in the classical music world, Symphony Nova’s Music Director, Lawrence Isaacson inspires audiences with exciting, interactive and creative concerts.

A graduate of Northwestern University (Bachelors of Music) and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (Masters of Music), Ms. Jacobs has worked with many excellent musicians, including Karen Brunssen, Alan Darling, Ken Smith, Thomas Baresel, Barbara Honn, Ken Griffiths, Marie-France Lefebvre, Donna Loewy, and Terry Lusk. She is a recent graudate of the highly competitive Artist Diploma in Opera program at CCM.