IF FROM THE DISTANCE
BMV’s 50th Anniversary Concert
Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018 | 8pm
Kresge Auditorium @ MIT
48 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139
John Harbison: IF world premiere
A monodrama co-commissioned by BMV based on Hölderlin’s “If, from the distance” translated to English by the composer.
Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano
Niccolo Castiglioni: Tropi
Judith Weir: Blue-Green Hill
Gunther Schuller: Four Vignettes
Rapido! Semi-finalists: New works three world premieres
In celebration of the start of our anniversary and John Harbison’s 80th birthday, we open our 50th Season of New Music with If, From the Distance, a Harbison world premiere featuring the BMV debut of soprano Lucy Fitz Gibbon. The program also include Niccolo Castiglioni’s Tropi (a selection from BMV’s first season), Judith Weir’s Blue-Green Hill and Gunther Schuller’s Four Vignettes—all past BMV commissions, as well as three new short trios by Rapido! Composition Contest regional semi-finalists.
$10 Students and Children
All tickets general admission
Special discounts available for groups!
Call (617) 354-6910 for details