PERFORMANCE

World Premiere of A New Song
Mythologies Past and Present

Trevor Weston

Trevor Weston
composer

Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 4:00 P.M.

National Presbyterian Church
Washington, DC

Trevor Weston
A New Song (World Premiere)

Johann Sebastian Bach
Geschwinde, Ihr wirbelnden Winde, BWV 201

Soloists:

Sherezade Panthaki

Sherezade Panthaki
soprano

Sarah Davis Issaelkhoury

Sarah Davis Issaelkhoury
alto

Jacob Perry, Jr.

Jacob Perry, Jr.
tenor

Patrick Kilbride

Patrick Kilbride
tenor

Paul Max Tipton

Paul Max Tipton
bass

Ian Pomerantz

Ian Pomerantz
bass

MORE ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE

To begin our 45th season, we unveil a world premiere from critically acclaimed composer, Trevor Weston. A New Song, finds our period instruments and voices on a fresh canvas of creation, bringing together and transforming perspectives of musical past, present, and future. Winner of the Arts and Letters Award in Music, and a Goddard Lieberson Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Trevor Weston is among the most highly sought-after composers today. Completing the program will be J.S. Bach’s dramatic secular cantata, Geschwinde, geschwinde, ihr wilbenden Winde, BWV 201.

Momus: Sherezade Panthaki, soprano
Mercury: Sarah Davis Issaelkhoury, alto
Tmolus: Jacob Perry, Jr., tenor
Midas: Patrick Kilbride, tenor
Phoebus: Paul Max Tipton, bass
Pan: Ian Pomerantz, bass

This performance is supported by generous gifts from the J. Reilly Lewis Legacy Fund, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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