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    Boston Musica Viva: Origins Concert

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at Tsai Performance Center

    April 27, 2012


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    Boston Musica Viva: Origins Concert

    BMV’s closing concert of the 2011-2012 Season, “Origins,” celebrates the diverse cultural and musical heritages of four living composers. Carnatic soprano Deepti Navaratna (whom listeners might remember from BMV’s acclaimed 2010 production of Shirish Korde’s opera "Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen") and traditional Indian musicians join the ensemble for the world premiere of Korde’s song cycle...

    BMV’s closing concert of the 2011-2012 Season, “Origins,” celebrates the diverse cultural and musical heritages of four living composers. Carnatic soprano Deepti Navaratna (whom listeners might remember from BMV’s acclaimed 2010 production of Shirish Korde’s opera "Phoolan Devi: The Bandit Queen") and traditional Indian musicians join the ensemble for the world premiere of Korde’s song cycle "KA." Israeli composer Eitan Steinberg’s "Two Grandfathers Sing" artfully combines the musical traditions of Steinberg’s Hasidic Ashkenazi heritage with those of his wife’s Turkish Sephardic heritage. Latin American rhythms pervade Peruvian composer and Boston University alumnus Jorge Villavicencio Grossmann’s "Mecanismos." Microtonal composer Ezra Sims draws on the choral traditions of his native American South for "Landscapes," a set of five microtonal miniatures commissioned by BMV in 2008.


    Tsai Performance Center

    Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

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    Admission Info:

    $30 General Admission

    $25 Seniors / WGBH Members

    $10 Students


    General Day and Time Info:

    8:00pm


    Phone: 617-354-6910


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