The Origin Cycle, Premiere by Firebird Ensemble
April 28, 2009
The Origin Cycle Classical Music Performance by the Firebird Ensemble and Soprano Jane Sheldon Tuesday, April 28, 7:00 pm In celebration of Darwin Year, the Harvard Museum of Natural History will host a special performance of modern classical music in the museum's zoological galleries. Soprano Jane Sheldon and the Firebird Ensemble will perform six original compositions inspired by the text of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species. One of the premier new music ensembles in the United States, the Firebird Ensemble is known for its highly varied contemporary repertoire, virtuosic performances, and wide audience appeal.