Pianodrome Concert featuring Clarinetist Jessica Lindsey and Friends

Pianodrome Concert featuring Clarinetist Jessica Lindsey and Friends

Music for clarinet and a constellation of other instruments in a celebration of women composers.

Pianodrome at Grace A.M.E. Zion Church
Apr 12, 2023

Event Details

Jessica Lindsey, clarinet professor at UNC Charlotte, and special guests perform poetic new music by Black and Latina women composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. In combination with piano, saxophone, and a string quartet, the clarinet will tell stories and paint pictures, ending with a solo bass clarinet performance of Billie Holliday’s “God Bless the Child.” With pianist Judith Porter, saxophonist Ben Still, violinists Kari Giles and Alice Silva, violist Marcus Pyle, and cellist Mira Frisch.

PROGRAM Las Dolly Sisters for clarinet in b-flat and alto saxophone by Gabriela Ortiz Two Letters for clarinet, violoncello, and piano by Zenobia Powell Perry Safety Amongst for solo clarinet by Liz Gre Seven Singing Butterflies for clarinet and string quartet by Victoria Borisova-Ollas God Bless The Child for bass clarinet solo, arr. By Eric Dolphy

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