Interstitial: A Book of (Musical) Stories

FREE EVENT! – RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Los Angeles is a magnet for diverse individuals who embrace, explore, and celebrate their unique and intersectional identities. For Interstitial: A Book of (Musical) Stories, noted composers and librettists are teaming up to create six original pieces inspired by and amplifying the in-between cultures of the city, which will be performed by the nationally recognized chamber ensemble Brightwork newmusic and renowned vocal sextet HEX. Topics of this extraordinary, multi-part concert will include migration, gentrification, community, and more.

Composers:
Nicolas Lell Benavides
Carolyn Chen 
Saunder Choi
Veronika Krausas
Molly Pease
Fahad Siadat

Librettists:
Molly Bendall
Rickerby Hinds
Sarah LaBrie
Warren Liu
Renée Reynolds
Brian Sonia-Wallace

Following the premiere of the six exciting new works, the creators, performers, and audience will form rotating breakout groups to share their personal interstitial experiences in L.A.

Program

Veronika Krausas: Stories (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Fahad Siadat: My House Is Not My House (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Molly Pease: Waterways and Dwellings (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Saunder Choi: Johns, One Through Fourteen: Our Secret Sermon (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Nicolas Lell Benavides: Intersections (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Carolyn Chen: Without History, Without Pain (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

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October 11, 2022
7:30 pm
Alfred Newman Recital Hall
3616 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Interstitial_front
October 11, 2022
7:30 pm
Alfred Newman Recital Hall
3616 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089

FREE EVENT! – RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Los Angeles is a magnet for diverse individuals who embrace, explore, and celebrate their unique and intersectional identities. For Interstitial: A Book of (Musical) Stories, noted composers and librettists are teaming up to create six original pieces inspired by and amplifying the in-between cultures of the city, which will be performed by the nationally recognized chamber ensemble Brightwork newmusic and renowned vocal sextet HEX. Topics of this extraordinary, multi-part concert will include migration, gentrification, community, and more.

Composers:
Nicolas Lell Benavides
Carolyn Chen 
Saunder Choi
Veronika Krausas
Molly Pease
Fahad Siadat

Librettists:
Molly Bendall
Rickerby Hinds
Sarah LaBrie
Warren Liu
Renée Reynolds
Brian Sonia-Wallace

Following the premiere of the six exciting new works, the creators, performers, and audience will form rotating breakout groups to share their personal interstitial experiences in L.A.

Program

Veronika Krausas: Stories (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Fahad Siadat: My House Is Not My House (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Molly Pease: Waterways and Dwellings (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Saunder Choi: Johns, One Through Fourteen: Our Secret Sermon (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Nicolas Lell Benavides: Intersections (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

Carolyn Chen: Without History, Without Pain (2022)

Brightwork ensemble, piano, percussion, violin, cello, flute, clarinet
Hex, voice

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