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Lara Downes: America Again
FRIDAY 10 FEBRUARY 2017 7:00pm
Greenwich Variations
Downes examines America in these turbulent times through the lens of her own mixed African American and Eastern European background, using a breadth of American music across multiple genres and styles. She calls this music a tribute to the generations of Americans-black and white, men and women, immigrants and pioneers - who have dreamed the impossible, telling the stories of their journeys, loves and longings, hardships and hopes.
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Errollyn Wallen/Porfiris-Miller Duo/ Airi Yoshioka
TUESDAY 14 FEBRUARY 2017 7:30pm
For this special Baltimore premiere Errollyn is joined by the renowned Miller-Porfiris Duo (Rita Porfiris, viola and Anton Miller, violin) who will perform Five Postcards specially composed for them by Errollyn Wallen. Airi Yoshioka, violin, will perform For Airi, also specially commissioned from Errollyn.

Errollyn Wallen’s opera ANON is being performed by Peabody Chamber Opera from Feb 16 – 19 at Baltimore Theatre Project.

Tickets: $20 in advance/$23 at door./$10 full-time students with ID
An die Musik Live!
409 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
USA
ANON in the USA
16-19 FEBRUARY 2017
ANON
ANON, libretto and music by Errollyn Wallen will receive
4 performances by Peabody Chamber Opera on February 16, 17 and 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm and 2/19/2017 @ 3:00 pm

Venue: Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 West Preston St.,
Baltimore, MD 21201 - USA

Further details to be announced
Pro Musica Columbus Chamber Orchestra, Ohio
1-1 APRIL 2017
Romeo Turn
LONDON PERFORMANCE OF SCENES FROM SABINA SPIELREIN
4-6 MAY 2017
Sabina Spielrein
National Opera Studio performances at Wilton's Music Hall. Directed by David Pountney

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PRSF New Music Biennial/Hull City of Culture
SATURDAY 1 JULY 2017
Mighty River
Errollyn Wallen's orchestral work Mighty River will be performed by her own Orchestra X at the riverfront as part of PRSF New Music Biennial celebrations at Hull which is City of Culture 2017.

Watch out for details of performances at London's Southbank Centre and in Oxford.

The producers of these special events are Oxford Contemporary Music.
SOUTHBANK CENTRE PERFORMANCE NEW MUSIC BIENNiAL
SATURDAY 8 JULY 2017
Mighty River
Performed by Orchestra X

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WORLD PREMIERE of THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS
SUNDAY 22 OCTOBER 2017
World premiere of new choral work for The Ebor Singers
Setting of Langston Hughes' acclaimed poem.

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PHOTOGRAPHY voted NPR's Top Ten Classical Albums of 2016 MIGHTY RIVER selected for PRSF New Music Biennale 2017 HONORARY FELLOWSHIP OF MANSFIELD COLLEGE, OXFORD
PHOTOGRAPHY went straight into the top 20 of the UK Classical Charts and was voted USA's National Public Radio's Top Ten Classical Albums of 2016. The new orchestral album features the Cello Concerto (Matt Sharp, Orchestra X, conductor Nicholas Kok, HUNGER, Photography and In Earth.

http://nmcrec.co.uk/recording/photography
Exploring themes of slavery and freedom, Mighty River combines contemporary classical techniques with spirituals which were introduced to Hull in 1871 by the Fisk Jubilee Singers – an African-American a cappella choir of ex-slaves. The piece, written for orchestra, takes its inspiration from William Wilberforce the English politician, philanthropist and leader of the movement to abolish the slave trade who was, very fittingly, a native of Hull. Errollyn Wallen has been elected Honorary Fellow of Mansfield College, Oxford, in recognition of her distinguished contribution to scholarship in the field of contemporary British music and her exceptional achievements as a composer. Conferment took place on Feb. 6th 2015 followed by a talk by Errollyn.
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