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Composer Roundtable
Sunday, February 21, 2021 | 12pm PST


Join us for a composer roundtable consisting of a number of BIPOC composers whose works will be featured in the Triumph Over Adversity Festival programming. Moderated by Terrance McKnight, evening host of New York City's WQXR, the Composer Roundtable will include Jessie Montgomery, Valerie Coleman, Gabriela Lena Frank, James Lee III, Tyshawn Sorey, Adolphus Hailstork and Michael Abels.



Past Events/Concerts



Concert #3: Anthony & Demarre McGill
Saturday, February 20, 2021 | 7pm PST

Anthony McGill, clarinet
Demarre McGill, flute

Also featuring:
Jessica Choe, piano
Michael Brown, piano
Michael McHale, piano

JAMES LEE III: Principal Brothers No. 1 for Solo Flute
JAMES LEE III: Principal Brothers No. 3 for Solo Clarinet
TYSHAWN SOREY: For Anton Vishio
GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Kanto Kechua No. 3 for Flute and Piano
ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK: The Blue Bag for Clarinet and Piano



Per-Concert Q&A #3
Saturday, February 20, 2021 | 7pm PST

In this pre-concert Q&A with Festival Artistic Directors Anthony & Demarre McGill, they chat about the final concert program for the Triumph Over Adversity Festival.

Concert #2: Sphinx Virtuosi
Friday, February 19, 2021 | 7pm PST

Sphinx Virtuosi

JESSIE MONTGOMERY: Source Code
KAREEM ROUSTOM: Dabke
PHILIP HERBERT: Elegy
PIAZZOLLA: Fuga y Misterio
MICHAEL ABELS: Delights and Dances



Pre-Concert Q&A #2
Friday, February 19, 2021

In this pre-concert Q&A with Festival Artistic Directors Anthony & Demarre McGill, they chat about the second concert program for the Triumph Over Adversity Festival.

Concert #1: Anthony & Demarre McGill
Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 7pm PST

Anthony McGill, clarinet
Demarre McGill, flute

Also featuring:
Michael Brown, piano
Orion Weiss, piano
Michael McHale, piano
Eric Owens, bass-baritone/narrator

VALERIE COLEMAN: Sonatine for Clarinet and Piano
WILLIAM GRANT STILL: Songs for Flute with Piano
VALERIE COLEMAN: Fanmi Imèn for Flute and Piano
ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK: Three Smiles for Tracey for Solo Clarinet
VALERIE COLEMAN: Portraits of Langston



Pre-Concert Q&A #1
Thursday, February 18, 2021

In this pre-concert Q&A with Festival Artistic Directors Anthony & Demarre McGill, they chat about the first concert program for the Triumph Over Adversity Festival and what it's meant to them to be able to curate this Festival and feature works by the composers they've chosen to spotlight.