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IN Series Women Composers Festival Gala Concert

GALA Hispanic Theater 3333 14th St NW, Washington, DC

IN Series Women Composers Festival opens with a festive Gala Concert to celebrate the musical works of historic and living female composers, featuring Washington DC-based composers Jessica Krash and Lori Laitman, as well as composers Gabriela Ortiz, Kate Soper, Caroline Shaw, Louise Talma and Emily Lau.

Free

Premiere Event for German Romantics: Clara

Virtual Performance

In German Romantics: Clara, streaming on INVISION, The Pleiades Project reconceptualizes the three Lieder of Clara Schumann’s Op. 12 through film. Our protagonist navigates these songs as she copes with the end of an important partnership. By concluding this cherished chapter of her life, her imagination travels to vibrant fantasy worlds of the past. In becoming the heroine of her own story, Clara reaches closure and enters a new world of possibilities. 

Free

Lori Laitman Retrospective

Virtual Performance

Peabody Opera singers present a virtual retrospective of the art songs of composer Lori Laitman with interspersed commentary from Laitman about the inspirations and ideas behind her music.

Free

The Shining Place

St. Thomas' Parish 1517 18th St NW, Washington, DC

For The Shining Place, I was eager to explore music and poetry by twentieth- and twenty-first-century women artists that spoke of a desire to expand the self, either through mining the interiority of one’s life or seeking new adventures in the larger world.