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Asian American Voices: Undercurrents in American Contemporary Music

A Multimedia Chamber Concert

October 13, 2021

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Jin Hi Kim
Del Sol Quartet

The second night of China Now features the festival’s ensemble in residence, the Del Sol String Quartet, and Guggenheim Composer Fellow Jin Hi Kim, in a showcase of Asian American composers of contemporary American music. The quartet will perform new compositions by Erberk Eryilmaz, Takuma Itoh, Vijay Iyer, Erika Oba, and Jungyoon Wie, representing many diverse voices to reflect various aspects of Asian American society and history. Kim will perform the world premiere of her latest work, A Ritual for COVID-19, a multimedia composition honoring the spirits of those who lost their lives to the pandemic.

Estimated run time: 92 minutes, including one 15-minute intermission.