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Mannes Sounds Festival at John L. Tishman Auditorium

Tuesday February 18, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


“A Celebration of American Women: Artistic Achievement and Suffrage Victory” will feature music along with excerpts from suffragette speeches and from the writings of distinguished poets/writers and a visual presentation of artworks by notable artists. The event is curated by Jenny Li (Mannes/Parsons student) in collaboration with Liane McAllister and directed by Stephen Brown-Fried.

Amy Beach: Ballade for piano, op. 6 (1894)
Florence Price: “Night” for mezzo-soprano (1946)
Betty Jackson King: “ Dawn” for soprano
Ruth Crawford-Seeger: “Sunsets” for mezzo-soprano from Five Songs (1929)
Johanna Beyer: “Total Eclipse” from Three Songs for soprano and clarinet (1934)
Rachel J. Peters: Selections from If You Can Prove That I Should Set You Free for 2 singers, piano and narrator (2019)
Joan Tower: Holding a Daisy (1996) & Or like a…an engine (1994) for piano
Missy Mazzoli: Set That On Fire for flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin and piano  (2013)
Caroline Shaw: Gustave Le Gray for piano (2012)
Valerie Coleman: Red Clay and Mississippi Delta for wind quintet (2009)
Melba Liston:  “Insomnia” for jazz ensemble
Joanne Brackeen: “Twin Dreams” for jazz ensemble