2012 Chamber Orchestra Concert

The Women Composers Festival of Hartford ushers in its largest concert with the help of NYC- based chamber orchestra, the Curiosity Cabinet Ensemble. The Chamber Orchestra Concert also features The Connecticut Trio – in residence at Connecticut State University – opening the concert with View from Mt. Nebo by festival guest composer Dr. Judith Shatin. The remainder of the evening is devoted to 20th/21st century chamber orchestral works written by a variety of women composers, including Dr. Karen Power – winner of the 2012 Women Composers Festival Composition Competition. Both Dr. Shatin and Dr. Power will be present to discuss their music.

The Chamber Orchestra Concert takes place Friday, March 9, 7:00PM, at the Central Connecticut State University’s Founders Hall. Admission is FREE.

The concert will include the following:

View from Mt. Nebo, by Judith Shatin (2012 WCF Guest Composer)
No Strings, by Faye-Ellen Silverman
Opening for Ardor, by Ellen O’Meara
Fight-Scene (Act I, Scene 3) of “And Thus the Whirligig of Time Brings in His Revenges”, by Whitney George
Selections from ‘Sonnets by Shakespeare’, by Miriam Gideon
pink fluffy alarmettes still sound, by Karen Power (2012 WCF Composition Competition Winner)

When: Friday, March 9th, 7:00PM
Where: Founders Hall
Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley St.
New Britain, CT
Admission: FREE