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Women on the Verge

Music for Sopranos and Piano

Part of the Borough New Music Series 13

Add to my Calendar 12-02-2019 13:00 12-02-2019 15:00 36 Women on the Verge A Canadian collective of sopranos and piano, 'Women on the Verge', present three UK premieres in an eclectic programme of living Canadian composers. 'Women on the Verge' was formed in 2016 by American soprano Emily Martin, Canadian soprano Elizabeth McDonald and Canadian pianist Kathryn Tremills. The trio is connected by the performers' mutual desire to explore the common thread of women’s lives through the millennia, including their strengths, struggles, and collective experiences. These concerts are a forum to share information and experiences, to explore our knowledge and understanding of the music and text, and provide the audience an opportunity to learn about and reflect on situations and issues that have confronted women for a lifetime.  They are committed to commissioning new music written by women that reflect these stories from the contemporary world around us. 'Women on the Verge' is committed to commissioning new music written by women that reflect the stories of women from the contemporary world around us. The 2018 commissioned composer, supported by the Canada Council, is the Canadian Emilie LeBel, who has set found texts to a theme of cultural displacement based on the current worldwide refugee crisis. St George the Martyr Church, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

St George the Martyr Church
Borough High Street
Southwark

London
SE1 1JA
England


Programme

Jocelyn MorlockSomewhere Along The Line (2012)
Robert SpillmanOtherwise
Robert SpillmanWhy I Have a Crush on You, UPS Man
Robert SpillmanLet Evening Come
Emilie LeBelBlue in the Distance (2018)
Cecilia LivingstonPenelope (2014)
Zachary WadsworthPresent and Future (2015)

Performers

Elizabeth McDonald – Soprano
Emily Martin – Soprano
Kathryn Tremills – piano

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Programme Note

A Canadian collective of sopranos and piano, 'Women on the Verge', present three UK premieres in an eclectic programme of living Canadian composers.

'Women on the Verge' was formed in 2016 by American soprano Emily Martin, Canadian soprano Elizabeth McDonald and Canadian pianist Kathryn Tremills. The trio is connected by the performers' mutual desire to explore the common thread of women’s lives through the millennia, including their strengths, struggles, and collective experiences. These concerts are a forum to share information and experiences, to explore our knowledge and understanding of the music and text, and provide the audience an opportunity to learn about and reflect on situations and issues that have confronted women for a lifetime.  They are committed to commissioning new music written by women that reflect these stories from the contemporary world around us. 'Women on the Verge' is committed to commissioning new music written by women that reflect the stories of women from the contemporary world around us. The 2018 commissioned composer, supported by the Canada Council, is the Canadian Emilie LeBel, who has set found texts to a theme of cultural displacement based on the current worldwide refugee crisis.

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