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The Crossing - Month of Moderns, Sunday, July 27, 4 PM

Donald Nally conducts The Crossing in the first of three concerts from their eagerly awaited Month of Moderns Festival.  The concert features The Crossing's premiere of Ted Hearne’s Sound from the Bench; a 35-minute cantata for chamber choir, two electric guitars, and drums, with a libretto by poet Jena Osman. Recorded in June 2014, the piece was commissioned by Volti and The Crossing.

The Crossing is a twenty-four-member professional chamber choir conducted by Donald Nally dedicated to new music. The ensemble frequently commissions works and has presented over 40 world premieres.  Hear this program on Sunday, July 27, 4 PM.

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Huang Rao: Without Words (2002)

Ted Hearne: Sound from the Bench (2014)
Taylor Levine and James Moore, electric guitar;  Ron Wiltrout, percussion

  1. how to throw your voice
  2. mouth piece
  3. (ch)oral argument
  4. simple surgery
  5. when you hear

Gavin Bryars: Two Love Songs (2010)

  1. Io amai sempre
  2. Solo et pensoso

Michael Gordon: He Saw a Skull (2008)

Harold Meltzer: Pacific Beach (2013)

  1. At least that abandon
  2. Pacific Beach

Anne Boyd: As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams (1975)