Online sales for this concert are now closed. Tickets are still available for purchase in person at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall prior to the performance.
Student/senior rush tickets will be offered for $15 one hour before the concert. Rush sales are cash-only. Please be prepared to present ID.
Robert Istad, conductor
Karen P. Thomas, guest curator
David Clemensen, piano
Cynthia Ellis, flute
László Mezö, cello
Joseph Mitchell, percussion
“UnSung Heroes” celebrates music written by women, bringing it to its well-deserved place at center stage! Featuring the genius of creators ranging from medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingen to 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, and including a world premiere by Seattle composer and conductor Karen P. Thomas.
|I Thank You God||Gwyneth Walker|
|Sorida (A Zimbabwe Greeting)||Rosephanye Powell|
|Was weinst du Blümlein, Op. 23, No. 1||Clara Schumann|
|Nach Süden, Op. 10, No. 1||Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel|
|Soir sur la plaine||Lili Boulanger|
|Le Stelle (World Premiere)||Karen P. Thomas|
|O ignee Spiritus||Hildegard von Bingen|
|Her Beacon-Hand Beckons from To the Hands||Caroline Shaw|
|This Woman’s Work||Kate Bush|
|In Paradisum||Galina Grigorjeva|
|Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal||arr. Alice Parker|
|From the Wingbone of a Swan
(West Coast Premiere)
|To See the Sky||Jocelyn Hagen|
|Both Sides Now||Joni Mitchell|
|Wanting Memories||Ysaye M. Barnwell|
|(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman||Carole King|
|Pal-So-Seong (8 Laughing Voices)||Hyo-Won Woo|
Platinum Season Sponsor:
Phillip N. and Mary A. Lyons
Silver Season Sponsor:
Charles and Ling Zhang
Lenora Meister, Salt-Away Products Inc.
A woman-owned business
Celebrating the genius of female composers through the ages!