MICHAEL HERSCH: I Hope We Get A Chance To Visit Soon (World Premiere)
Commissioned by the Ojai Music Festival, Cal Performances Berkeley, Aldeburgh Festival, and PN Review
- Conductor Tito Muñoz
- Soprano Ah Young Hong & Kiera Duffy
- Piano Amy Yang
- Alto saxophone Gary Louie
- Musicians of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra
ABOUT THIS CONCERT
08 June 2018 at 21:00 on Ojai Music Festival
This concert in the Ojai Libbey Bowl features the premiere of a new composition by leading American composer Michael Hersch. Known for his ability to communicate emotion with uncompromising truthfulness in his works, I hope we get a chance to visit soon is described by the composer as a dramatic narrative for two sopranos and eight instrumentalists.
American conductor Tito Muñoz, Music Director of the Phoenix Symphony, will lead Mahler Chamber Orchestra musicians with sopranos Ah Young Hong & Kiera Duffy, pianist Amy Yang, and alto saxophonist Gary Louie in this world premiere performance.