SERIES CONCERT #2 – WE THE PEOPLE Thursday, November 8, 2018 7:30 pm – PSI Theatre, Durham Arts Council, Durham
Blue Mountain/ Forecast express their musical First Amendment in a provocative concert of pieces from the 1970s to the present, including the winning work from Forecast’s 2018 International Call for Scores competition. Selected works include Fredrick Rzewski’s protest work Coming Together; Eric Schwartz’s politically charged response to 9/11; We the People and Carl Schimmel’s Alarums and Excursions.
The Keys are Not Where I Left Them by Mark Engebretson (entire ensemble)
We The People by Eric Schwartz for piano and percussion
Penelope’s Song by Judith Shatin for saxophone and electronics
Alarums and Excursions by Carl Schimmel for bassoon and piano (2017 Forecast Call Winner)
Jacana by Andrew Sigler for violin and percussion (2017 Forecast Call Mallarme Prize Winner)
Coming Together by Frederic Rzewski (entire ensemble)
Program is subject to change.
We are thrilled that composers Mark Engebretson, Eric Schwartz, Carl Schimmel and Andrew Siglar will be in attendance!
John R. Beck, percussion
Michael Burns, bassoon
Jacqui Carrasco, violin
Carla Copeland-Burns, flute
James Douglass, piano
Susan Fancher, saxophone
Eric Schwartz, narrator/vocalist
Tickets: $25 general admission/ $5 student and children at the door