Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival 2020, now in its 22nd consecutive season, will offer three concerts in the Thalia Theater in Symphony Space on April 13, 20, and 27, 2020. Highlighting the 100th Anniversary of women’s suffrage, the festival will present theatrical works by three women composers: Marisa Michelson, Dalit Warshaw and Victoria Bond. The Festival will collaborate with the Eric Salzman Award for New Music Theater Composition, trombonists from The Metropolitan Opera and The New York Philharmonic, and Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble. These concerts will explore facets of contemporary music by living composers, all of whom will be present to discuss their works on stage with host and creator, Victoria Bond.
The Art of the 21st Century Trombone features principal trombone of the Metropolitan Opera, John Romeo performing The Beginning of Spring by Harrison J. Collins; bass trombone of the Metropolitan Opera, Steve Norrell performing John Stevens’ Kleinhammer Sonata; associate principal trombone of the New York Philharmonic, Colin Williams performing Anthony Barfield’s Red Sky; bass trombone of the New York Philharmonic, George Curran, performing Kenneth Fuchs Trombone Concerto; Professor of trombone, Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory, JoDee Davis, performing the premiere of The Voices of Air, by Victoria Bond. Pianists Hanako Yamagata Greenberg and Cullan Bryant will accompany.
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
Expected Run Time is 120 minutes