On May 3rd, students in the Children's Choir from Cincinnati's School for Creative and Performing Arts will have a unique opportunity: they will sing the world-premiere of a new work by Pulitzer-prize-winning composer Jennifer Higdon.
Music by 2012 McKnight Composer Fellow Viv Corringham. Performed by Heather Barringer (percussion), Viv Corringham (voice), Nick Gaudette (bass), James Holdman (guitar), Michelle Kinney (cello) & Pat O'Keefe (clarinet).
A co-presentation of The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Minnesota Public Radio and the American Composers Forum, the Composer Conversation Series is hosted by Classical MPR program director Daniel Gilliam and features some of today’s most original, prominent, and prestigious voices in composition. The 2012/13 season is comprised of live interviews with distinctive creators, with time devoted for audience Q&A and informal post-show receptions.
The choir of Saint Paul's Church, Minneapolis, MN, in collaboration with the American Composers Forum, will premiere a new setting of the Magnificat by Zachary Wadsworth on Friday, 31 May, at seven o'clock in the evening. Saint Paul's Church is on the north-east tip of Lake of the Isles (1917 Logan Avenue South, Minneapolis).