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Word Interpretations: The Ninth Annual Peace Concert

Program:

Ensemble Pi explores the relationship of language, truth and politics with a concert featuring two premieres by Susan Botti and Laura Kaminsky, in addition to music by Jason Eckardt, Bryant Kong, Krzysztof Penderecki, and Dmitri Shostakovich.

Laura Kaminsky Deception (2014, Premiere) A commission for piano, cello, clarinet, violin Susan Botti J'ai Tant Rêvé de Toi (2014, Premiere) A commission for voice and piano trio Jason Eckardt Rendition (2006) For clarinet and piano Bryant Kong The Poetry of Donald Rumsfeld (2004) For piano and voice Dmitri Shostakovich Seven Romances on the Poems of Alexander Blok, Op. 127 (1967) For voice and piano trio Krzysztof Penderecki Sonata for Violin and Piano (1953)

Performers

Idith Meshulam, piano; Airi Yoshioka, violin; Katie Schlaikjer, cello; Moran Katz, clarinet; Kristin Norderval, voice; with guest artist Rachel Rosales, voice.