Installation view, ‘Lorna Simpson. Darkening’, Hauser & Wirth New York, 22nd Street, 2019 © Lorna Simpson. Photo: Thomas Barratt

In Concert: Chelsea Music Festival

  • Fri 14 June 2019
  • 7.30 pm

Hauser & Wirth is delighted to partner with the Chelsea Music Festival for a live performance inspired by the visual artwork of renowned artist Lorna Simpson. The event features composer Jessica Mays who has been commissioned by the Festival to create a musical suite for ensemble in response to Simpson’s work and our gallery space. The night will also include selections by contemporary Icelandic Composer Anna Thorvaldsdottir, American icon Amy Beach, and Clara Schumann, whose legacy is the inspiration for this year’s Chelsea Music Festival. Reception by Roth Bar to follow performance PROGRAM **Anna ‘**Illumine’ for String Ensemble (2016) Amy Beach String Quartet in One Movement (1929) Clara Schumann/Aribert Reimann Three Songs for Soprano and String Quartet (2019) Jessica Mays Out of Blue (2019) Featuring Violin | Chloe Fedor, Chloe Kiffer, Soo Yeon Kim, Yeajin Kim, Natsumi Tsuboi, Minglun Liu, Ryosuke Suho Viola | Maiko Takimoto, Vladimir Babeshko, Jesus Rodolfo, Guanliang Zong Cello | Tatsuki Sasanuma, Angela Lee, Jonathan Butler, Brandon Xu Double Bass | Kaden Henderson, Mariya Andonova Conductor | Ken-David Masur Vocalists | Marisa Karchin, Jessica Mays Flute | Xue Su Clarinet | Nick Gallas Keyboard | Jessica Mays Guitar | Jessica Mays Percussion | Rogerio Boccato All proceeds go to Chelsea Music Festival.

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