Contrasts in the Sign of the Cross – Ustvolskaya Concert in Munich
A concert entitled “Contrasts in the Sign of the Cross” featuring works by the Russian composer Galina Ustvolskaya, who died in 2006, will be presented at the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste on 22 February 2012.
The ensemble “Zeitsprung” and students at the Academy of Music and Theatre in Munich will perform Ustvolskaya's Symphony No. 4 “Prayer” and the Composition No. 2 “Dies Irae” under the direction of Markus Elsner. Elgin Heuerding of the WDR will moderate at the concert.
22 February 2012
Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, 7 PM
Symphony No. 4 “Prayer” for mezzo-soprano, trumpet, tam tam and piano
Lyrics: Hermannus Contractus
Composition No. 2 “Dies Irae“ for eight double basses, percussion and piano
Rebecca Martin (mezzo-soprano)
Ensemble Zeitsprung and studys of the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich
Markus Elsner (direction)
Elgin Heuerding (moderation)