The Future is Female: In Conversation and Performance (Day 1)
Sarah Cahill, described as “a sterling pianist and an intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” by The New York Times, presents The Future is Female: In Conversation and Performance hosted by the Boulanger Initiative, a nonprofit organization working for greater inclusivity in music.
On Thursday, July 9 and Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2pm ET, Cahill will present two unique hour-long programs, totaling 12 pre-recorded videos, including three video premieres. Cahill will give viewers background about each of the composers and these rarely performed works in conversation with Laura Colgate and Joy-Leilani Garbutt from the Boulanger Initiative. Cahill will be available to answer questions from viewers during the broadcast, which will stream live on Facebook and YouTube. Register here now!
Program for Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 2pm ET:
Sofia Gubaidulina – Chaconne (1962) *
Margaret Bonds – Troubled Water (1967) *
Gabriela Ortiz – Etude No. 3 (2011)
Vítězslava Kaprálová – Dubnová Preludia “April Preludes” Nos. 1 and 3 (1937)
Johanna Beyer – Gebrauchs-Musik No. 1 (1934)
Annea Lockwood – RCSC (2001)
Frangiz Ali-Zadeh – Music for Piano (1989/1997)
* video premiere