a Chicago-based collective of women composers from different musical traditions presents an upcoming FREE concert
6Degrees 10th Anniversary: “Unity in Time of Need
Sunday, 22 November, 2pm CST @HotHouse Global Live
Composers featured include
Janice Misurell-Mitchell, Regina Harris Baiocchi, Kyong Mee Choi,
Ester “Hana” Hanviriyapunt, Patricia Morehead
border crossings at sunset, for solo flute/voice, based on an original poem, commissioned by Brenda Hutchinson at dailybell2008.
Dolce, Pureté, for solo flute/alto flute/voice and incidental percussion, taken from a larger piece, The Art of Noise, which explores noise as a part of 21st century music; it is based on The Futurist Manifesto (1913) by Luigi Russolo.
Regina Harris Baiocchi
#2020 (“Hashtag 2020”) oboe d’amore solo
Farafina (“land of the Black skin”) for voice, trumpet, and percussion ensemble, with video by Reno Lovison
Ester “Hana” Hanviriyapunt
Music Around a Prayer, voice, cymbals, melodica, and piano
Kyong Mee Choi
Oiseaux à l’aube (“Birds at dawn”) piano 4hands and cello
Voyage to the North, English horn solo
It Is Dangerous to Read Newspapers, and A Shimmering, mezzo soprano and piano
Performers: Beste Kalender and Gena van Oosten, mezzo-sopranos, and
John Eskola, voice; Janice Misurell-Mitchell, flutes/voice; Alicia Tait, oboe d’amore and English horn; Alyson Berger, cello; Philip Morehead, Marianne Parker and Amy Wurtz, piano; and Regina Harris Baiocchi and the Percussion Ensemble.