Rimsky-Korsakov's greatest masterpiece, Sheherezade, anchors this program, which includes music by Johannes Brahms and early 20th century French genius Lili Boulanger, the first woman to win the Prix de Rome.
Lost Dog New Music Ensemble presents a concert of contemporary works by some of today’s leading composers, including George Crumb’s ritualistic Idyll for the Misbegotten (featuring QCC faculty Neeraj Mehta), Jeffrey Mumford’s light-filled undiluted days, Bright Sheng’s spicy duet Hot Pepper, Kaija Saariaho’s delicate, mysterious Cendres, and closing with a recent work by the young Queens-based composer & DJ Gilbert Galindo, Perpetual Drive.
Artists from Dorian Baroque will present Pergolesi's timeless Stabat Mater. Composed in the final weeks of Pergolesi's life, this baroque masterpiece is scored for soprano and mezzo-soprano soloists, strings, and basso continuo (harpsichord). Soprano Joyce Yin and mezzo-soprano Hayden DeWitt are featured in this performance curated by Astoria Symphony Orchestra Principal Second Violinist Marina Fragoulis. The program will also include a trio sonata by Archangelo Corelli