Premiere “Songs of One’s Own” Quince Ensemble
March 19 @ 7:30 am
All-female vocal quartet, Quince Ensemble will be giving the world premieres of Minnesota based composer, Asuka Kakitani’s “Songs of One’s Own” that features women writers’ texts including Emily Dickinson, Virginia Wolfe, and Akiko Yosano along with Evan Williams’ “Dust Bowl” as well as performing works by Courtney Bryan, Carrie Henneman Shaw, Eliza Brown, and Michael Miller.
Quince has been featured on many festivals and series such as KODY Festival in Lublin, Poland in collaboration with David Lang and Beth Morrison Projects, the Outpost Concert Series, the Philip Glass: Music with Friends concert at Issue Project Room, University of Michigan’s Hill Auditorium, and the SONiC Festival in New York, to name a few. During the 2021-22 season, they can be seen with The Chicago Symphony Orchestra/MUSICNOW, University of Chicago Presents, University of Florida, University of Miami, Frost School, and more!
This concert is supported by the generous Minnesota State Arts Board grant.