The celebrated group Nightingale with the Boston premiere of Andrew List’s song cycle “Journey of Seasons” features poetry by May Sarton and explores the image of a garden as a metaphor for the self amidst life's seasons.
The NEC Honors Ensembles, selected by competitive audition, exhibit both extraordinary artistic accomplishment and a commitment to work together. Hear some of this year's Honors Ensembles perform the work of Berklee faculty composers.
The concert will present the Franck Violin Sonata arranged by Raaf Hekkema from the Calefax Reed Quintet, and will feature Francine Trester, violin, and the Kalliope Reed Quintet. The program will also include Berklee faculty Carrie Cheron on songs written by Trester for her and Kalliope. Trester's composition "This," commissioned by the Boston Woodwind Society for Kalliope, will also be performed.
A concert of original compositions by Berklee student composers who are also members of the orchestra. Throughout the semester, they have written works for each other, and adjusted their works according to their colleagues input.
The Azure World is a program of music by Francine Trester, featuring vocal settings of her original poetry and instrumental compositions that use poetry (her own and others) as a reference point. The concert will feature works for voice, piano, and strings in various combinations.