Lisa Bielawa – Voters’ Broadcast (Virtual Premiere)
Voters’ Broadcast is a broadly participatory musical performance for an unlimited number of voices and instruments made up of choral and instrumental ensembles.
The work is produced, conceived and composed by Rome Prize and American Academy of Arts & Letters Award-winning composer Lisa Bielawa, with text excerpted from celebrated artist Sheryl Oring’s I Wish to Say.
The complete work will be premiered virtually on Wednesday, October 28 at 8pm UK time (3pm EDT) co-presented online by University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Kaufman Music Center. Multiple University of Michigan, Kaufman Music Center, and Wayne State University ensembles – including the University Musical Society Choral Union – are participating in the virtual premiere of the 20-minute musical composition. The online event will be hosted by University Musical Society President Matthew VanBesien, and will include Lisa Bielawa and Sheryl Oring in conversation with project participants.