Jennie Oh Brown presents “Giantess” on the Frequency Series

November 10, 2019
8:30 pm
$10 - $15
Jennie Oh Brown presents “Giantess” on the Frequency Series
Picosa Music

Jennie Oh Brown celebrates the launch of her second album titled Giantess and distributed by Innova Recordings. She writes:
“There comes a point in every family’s history when a generation stands against impossible odds. This defining courage and ability to survive create an identity upon which subsequent generations stand. This was the legacy of my grandmothers. Both grew up during a time in Korean history when the country was ravaged by oppression and poverty and both became warriors in their own ways. Over the past few years, several pieces I performed reminded me of distant memories with my grandmothers. The nostalgia and music not only brought me comfort, but allowed me to see a clear sense of connection to universal truths of humanity. This is music that expresses courage, triumph, Grace, and the hope we share regardless of culture, generations, or circumstance.”

“Looking Back: Music by Joseph Schwantner”
“As evidenced by this album, Jennie Oh Brown really understands Schwantner’s compositional intent, and her playing reflects the beauty, intensity, rawness, and virtuosity his music requires. She excels in changing characters rapidly, and her beautiful, expressive sound is perfectly suited to Schwantner’s emotional, lyrical, and acrobatic music.” —Jennifer Slaughter, National Flute Association Flutist Quarterly, Fall 2016

Program
Melodies for Robert (2017) – Carter Pann
Paula Kosower, cello
Jennifer Blyth, Piano

Wish Sonatine (2015) – Valerie Coleman
Elizabeth Brausa Brathwaite, poetry
Daniel Paul Horn, Piano

Amazing Grace (2019) – Misook Kim
Daniel Paul Horn, piano

Birds of Paradise (2014) – Shulamit Ran
Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

Plea for Peace (2017) – Augusta Read Thomas
Elizabeth Brausa Brathwaite and Kate Carter, violin
TBD, viola
Paula Kosower, cello

Giantess (2017) – Carter Pann
Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

Double Espresso (2017) – Carter Pann
Kuang-Hao Huang, piano

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