[Music Alive!“Dynamic Women Making Music from Around the Globe”] "We Can Do It" by Howard Miller, 1942.
"We Can Do It" by Howard Miller, 1942.

Bard College Conservatory of Music Presents

Music Alive!
“Dynamic Women Making Music from Around the Globe”

Conservatory Sundays

Joan Tower and Blair McMillen Artistic Directors

Conservatory students perform works by female composers Kaija Saariaho (Finland), Julia Wolfe (United States), Pauline Oliveros (United States), Jennifer Higdon (United States), and Tania León (Cuba). More than 30 student performers, with a special appearance by soprano Dawn Upshaw.



Program

Jennifer Higdon
Nocturne for Violin and PIano (2006)
Steeley Pause

Tania León
Ethos, for piano and string quartet (2014)

Pauline Oliveros
Out of the Dark (1998)

Kaija Saariaho
Lohn, for soprano and electronics (1996)

Joan Tower
DNA for Percussion Quintet (2003)

Julia Wolfe
Dark Full Ride (2002)