Sound Icon: Grisey's Quatre Chants
Presented by Sound Icon at Boston University Concert Hall
October 21, 2012
Sound Icon opens its 2012-2013 season with Gérard Grisey's last masterpiece, Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil, for soprano and large ensemble, featuring soprano Jane Sheldon. Quatre chants addresses death, humanity, civilization and spirituality in a tense and beautiful musical expression of the fragility of human life. Also on the program are the US premiere of Mark André's NI and the winning work from the Boston University Sound Icon composition competition.