Wednesday 3 April 08:00pm

Music Academy of the West

presents Kelsey Lauritano and Andrew Sun performing new work by Ricky Ian Gordon

7pm doors • 8pm show

About

Hear two spectacular young musicians on the cusp of international fame perform the US premiere of a new work by Ricky Ian Gordon in this concert presented with the Music Academy of the West. Mezzo soprano Kelsey Lauritano and pianist Andrew Sun dazzled the judges of the 2018 Marilyn Horne Song Competition with their technical prowess and expressive power, winning a title that helped launch the careers of such figures as Isabel Leonard and Spencer Myer. Get in on the ground floor of their terrific artistry with this electrifying evening of powerful songs.

Program:
Franz Schubert: “Ganymed”, “Du Bist die Ruh’”, “Suleika I”
Maurice Ravel: Histoires naturelles
Ricky Ian Gordon: Without Music, poetry Marie Howe (US Premiere)
Manuel de Falla: Siete canciones populares españolas