Recorded in the Museum’s major exhibition Layered Abstraction (closing January 17, 2021), “Epic Divas” is a musical tribute to the stunning work of contemporary artists Margo Allman and Helen Mason. The concert features compositions by women, with three of the works by living composers.
Tickets are now available for this limited-view concert that will stream beginning on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 6 pm. Ticket holders for the hour-long performance can join the online event premiere via a link that will also allow for unlimited viewing through January 20.
Luigi Mazzocchi, violin | Amy Leonard, viola | Jennifer Jie Jin, cello | Hiroko Yamazaki, piano
Arise! Arise! You Slumbering Sleepers (1999) and El Rey de Francia (1993) Judith Weir (b. 1954)
Maia, from The Pleiades (2005) Sophia Serghi (b. 1972)
Three Pieces for Cello and Piano (1914) Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979)
Two Pieces for Violin and Piano (1911/1914) Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)
Epic Diva: for piano quartet (2012) Matthew Hindson (b. 1968)
Piano Quartet No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 69 (1905) Mel Bonis (1858-1937)