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Celebrating Our Musical Future- The Curtis Institute of Music

Two recitals given by the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble led by Artistic Director composer David Ludwig from opposite ends of 2018, February and November and the main works performed were two songs cycles from opposite ends of the 2oth century both heard when premiered as the far reaches of the then musical avant-garde…we’ll hear performances of Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire with soloist mezzo soprano Kendra Broom and then baritone Johnathan Beyer is soloist in Sir Peter Maxwell Davies still stunning ‘Eight Songs for a Mad King’. Also on the program a short work by forgotten and misunderstood American composer Julius Eastman.

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David Osenberg is WWFM Partnership Manager, WWFM Music Director, Afternoon Host, and Host of award-winning Cadenza.