Violin professor Francesca dePasquale and guest pianist Reiko Uchida will perform On the Blue Shore of Silence for violin, piano, electronics, and visual art.
This is a 12-movement suite based on the poetry of Pablo Neruda with music by three composers—Gity Razaz, Gloria Justen, and Sayo Kosugi—and visual art by Johanna Andruchovici.
The work was curated and commissioned by Francesca dePasquale, with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society as co-commissioner and with additional support from Oberlin College.
Conservatory visitors are asked to enter the complex through either Bibbins Hall’s east entrance (off College Place, across from the Oberlin College Bookstore) or the Conservatory Lounge’s west entrance (off S. Professor St., adjacent to the Conservatory Pond). All other entrances will be closed to the public.
The Sea for violin, piano, and electronics Gity Razaz
It is Born for violin and electronics Razaz
The First Sea for violin and piano Gloria Justen
Soliloquy in the Waves for violin solo Razaz
The Fisherman for violin and piano Sayo Kosugi
Here, There, Everywhere for violin and piano Razaz
- Brief Pause –
Strangers on the Shore for violin solo Kosugi
Forget About Me for violin, piano, pre-recorded sounds Justen
The Old Women of the Shore for violin and piano Kosugi
The Poet’s Obligation for solo violin Justen
Fiesta’s End, Stanza XII for violin and piano Kosugi
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