Co-presented with Beverley Johnston

Beverley Johnston – Finding HER Voice

Concert in Co-presentations Series

A celebration of International Women’s Day with percussionist Beverley Johnston.

‘Finding HER Voice’ A celebration on International Women’s Day with Canadian percussionist Beverley Johnston featuring works by Alice Ping Yee Ho, Holly Winter, Christos Hatzis, Norbert Palej and Frederic Rzewski. All the works are based on iconic or historic female figures including Baba Yaga, Mother Earth, Eris, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Yoko Ono. The fusion of live percussion and audio playback will be complemented with slide projections and video. A percussive feast for the eyes and ears!

All ticket sales for this performance will be donated to Nellie’s Shelter.

IN-PERSON CAPACITY FOR THIS EVENT IS EXTREMELY LIMITED, however we will be livestreaming this concert from this website (http://musicgallery.org) at 8PM on March 8.

Program:

Woman Runs with Wolves (2010)- Alice Ping Yee Ho
(multiple percussion, voice and audio playback)

To the Earth (1985)- Frederic Rzewski
(flowerpots and voice)

Eris (2021, world premiere)- Christos Hatzis
(vibraphone, audio playback)

Ser con El (2018) Norbert Palej
(vibraphone and voice)

wild with the music of color (2021, world premiere)- Holly Winter
(percussion and audio playback)

Witch on Thin Ice (2019)- Alice Ho
(multiple percussion with audio playback and video)

Download the concert notes here

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