Judith Shatin’s The Jumblies for SSA chorus and piano will be performed by Concerto Della Donna, Iwan Edwards, Artistic Director, as part of their A European Odyssey concert on Sunday, June 2, 7:00 PM at Christ Church Cathedral, 635 Sainte-Catherine Street West, Montreal, QC.
The composer writes, “The Jumblies, a setting of the poem of that name by Edward Lear, was commissioned by the Peninsula Women’s Chorus, with conductor Martin Benvenuto, in memory of chorister Mary Ager. It is dedicated to her. Mary’s sister, Lois Hinderlie, offered several wonderful suggestions, including this poem.” Read her complete program notes at http://judithshatin.com/the-jumblies/.
Tickets are $20 adults / $10 seniors and students. For tickets and more information, call 514-892-1846.
Concerto Della Donna performs a wide spectrum of traditional, classical and contemporary repertoire drawn from both secular and liturgical sources, including madrigals, motets, Romantic lieder, spirituals, and avant-garde works. Visit them at http://www.concertodelladonna.ca/en/home.htm.
Ravello Records has reissued Judith Shatin’s acclaimed CD Piping the Earth – http://www.classicsonline.com/catalogue/product.aspx?pid=1434848. Her music can also be heard on the Innova, Etcetera, Capstone, Centaur, Neuma, New World and Sonora labels. She is currently William R. Kenan Jr. Professor at the University of Virginia, where she founded the Virginia Center for Computer Music. Visit her online at http://www.judithshatin.com.