In conjunction with the exhibition Cheryl Donegan: GRLZ + VEILS, Musiqa presents a special concert inspired by her work. The program includes Katherine Hoover’s Kokopeli for solo flute; Olga Neuwirth’s Torsion for bassoon and tape; Michele Rusconi’s Urartu Full Circle for flute, viola and harp; Augusta Read Thomas’s Euterpe’s Caprice for solo flute; and Nina C. Young’s Pocket Concerto for bassoon and ensemble. The work will be performed by Kayla Faurie on flute, Emily Klein on harp, Charles Paul on double bass, Isaac Schultz on bassoon, and Sergein Yap on viola.
Winner of the 2013 and 2016 Chamber Music America/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award, Musiqa is a non-profit organization dedicated to the performance of contemporary classical music. Founded in 2002 and led by four composers, Musiqa aims to enrich and inspire the community through programs that integrate contemporary music with other modern art forms. Musiqa celebrates modern creative arts through interdisciplinary concerts that highlight modern music and its connections to literature, film, dance, art, and more. With its innovative collaborations and educational programming, Musiqa strives to make modern repertoire accessible and vital to audiences of all ages and musical backgrounds.