Sun. Nov 27th, 2022

Curious how a plant would sound should you might play it like an instrument?

Discover out on Tuesday when the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s composer-in-residence, Angélica Negrón, shares an set up harnessing the key sounds of houseplants.

Together with the Girls in Classical Music Symposium, the Meyerson’s foyer will host a chamber live performance curated by Negrón, that includes performances by Negrón and DSO musicians. The showcase contains an thrilling and numerous assortment of labor by seven main modern feminine composers, together with—however not restricted to—Pulitzer Prize winner Tania León, the enduring Julia Wolfe and Negrón herself.

Along with her stay ensemble work, “Espacios, objetos, sonidos y tiempo (2020)” for flute, percussion, piano, cello and electronics, Negrón will share an set up of her plant music. Previous items like “Sembrar,” use houseplants to reconnect with the sounds and reminiscences of rising up in Puerto Rico. Hooked as much as biofeedback sensors, the crops’ leaves and stems produce frequencies when touched. These tonal shifts run by way of a particular synthesizer and pair with subject recordings of birds, wind and different digital reminders of the plush, breezy island the place she grew up. The result’s a composition in contrast to another, the place Negrón’s pure world is delivered to life, creating its personal symphony.

The composer may even be a part of Arts Entry reporter Elizabeth Myong on the Symposium on Tuesday afternoon for a free dialogue referred to as “The Burden of Breaking By way of: Energy Buildings and Paths to Progress.” Vocalist Karen Goforth and conductor Sarah Ioannides may even take part.


Be part of Angélica Negrón and DSO musicians for a efficiency within the foyer of the Meyerson (2301 Flora St.) on Tuesday, November 8, from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tickets price $30. Go to“The Burden of Breaking By way of: Energy Buildings and Paths to Progress” takes place from 1:45 to three:15 p.m. on the Meyerson Symphony Middle. Attendance is free and open to the general public. Click on right here to register.

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