Nixon in China imbues a world-changing political event with the emotional charge more commonly found in personal dramas and mythological stories. Its poetic libretto is set to exciting and expressive music. It is truly an opera for our times.
The brightest talents of the chamber music world come together to perform as members of the Concordia Chamber Players. Their 2019 program, tailored by Artistic Director Michelle Djokic to this year’s performers, features two duos by Beethoven and Kodály and a tuneful, powerful trio by Mendelssohn.
Jazzmeia Horn broke onto the jazz scene two years ago to overwhelming critical acclaim, with a Grammy Award nomination for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2018. She has since toured the world, earning a reputation for spirited performances filled with story-telling, scat-singing, and brilliant improvisation.
2017 Cliburn Competition finalist and Audience Award winner Rachel Cheung has been cheered by audiences in St. Petersburg, Russia; at the Chopin Festival in Duszniki, Poland; and in such other global centers of music as Kiev, Heidelberg, Geneva, Rouen, Paris, London, Hong Kong, Sydney, Jerusalem, Toronto, Fort Worth, and New York.
The Princeton Festival Baroque Chorus and Orchestra concert provides a third opportunity to hear rising young stars of historically-informed performance playing on period instruments, this time with chorus. Come enjoy rhythms and harmonies that are uniquely Baroque!