Moon and Myth: Works by Susan Botti, including the world premiere of Mangetsu

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Moon and Myth: Works by Susan Botti, including the world premiere of Mangetsu
Thursday, April 28, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall

The UMBC Department of Music presents Moon and Myth, a concert of contemporary vocal chamber music by composer/soprano Susan Botti. Renowned musicians Airi Yoshioka (violin), James Wilson (cello), and Carsten Schmidt (piano) join Botti in her work Dido Refuses to Speak, featuring the poetry of Linda Gregerson (UMBC writer-in-residence). The world premiere of a new work for voice and violin, Mangetsu, commissioned by Yoshioka/UMBC will be highlighted, and The Journey Without Her, for piano trio, will also be presented. Among Botti’s awards are a Guggenheim and The Rome Prize, and her commissions include works for the New York Philharmonic, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and the Cleveland Orchestra.

Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 students, free for UMBC Music majors and Music faculty/staff. Tickets available at the box office (PAHB 238 – cash or check only) or online via


Wednesday, April 27th, 4:30 p.m..
Meet the Composer: Susan Botti
Music Department Conference Room (246 PAHB)

Thursday, April 28th, 10:00 a.m.
Resonating Poetry: Words with Music: Susan Botti and Linda Gregerson discuss the collaborative process of creating a work
The Music Box (151 PAHB)

Thursday, April 28th, 4:00 p.m.
Twice Told Tales: Adapting Ancient Stories in Contemporary Arts: A Talk by Linda Gregerson
Dresher Center Conference Room (216 PAHB)


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