New opera by Elizabeth R. Austin and chamber works, Hartford Festival, April 6 and 7

Date: 

Apr 7 2018 - 7:30pm

Hartford Women Composers Festival April 6 and 7, 2018, 7:30 pm Chamber concert on April 6:Ensemble-in-Residence Concert (Cuatro Puntos), at St. Patrick - St. Anthony Church.

The Program for April 6th: Elizabeth R. Austin: B-A-C-Homage for viola and piano; Florence Price: Five Folksongs in Counterpoint; Sadie Harrison: SQUISH! King Kong's Love Story for string quartet and American Sign Language Storyteller; Ursula Kwong-Brown: Unwinding II; Liza Sorbel: 5 Scenes for String Quartet; Sonia Jacobson: Melting Pot
The Musicians: Aaron Packard, violin; Annie Trepanier, violin; Kevin Bishop, viola; Allan Ballinger, cello; Miguel Campinho, piano; Danielle Holdridge, American Sign Language Storyteller.

and on April 7th:  Opera Scenes Performance. The concert will feature opera scenes from  Composer-in-Residence Tawnie Olson, as well as scenes composed by Elizabeth R. Austin and Dawn Sonntag. Aetna Theatre at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.

The Program: Evangeline by Dawn Sonntag; I am one and double too, by Elizabeth R. Austin Final Scene - Lydia McClain, Julietta, Christopher Grundy, Peter; with Amelia Nagoski Peterson, conducting Cuatro Puntos Chamber Ensemble, and Sanctuary and Storm by Tawnie Olson The Musicians: Aaron Packard, violin; Annie Trepanier, violin; Kevin Bishop, viola; Allan Ballinger, cello; Opera cast and company.