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Transient Glory

  • 92nd St Y 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY, 10128 USA (map)

Join Francisco on April 25th as he conducts "Transient Glory: A Composer Spotlight on Missy Mazzoli". Tickets here:

Transient Glory, YPC's groundbreaking series of choral music for young people commissioned from today's most important composers, returns with a Composer Spotlight on Missy Mazzoli, whose genre-spanning works include chamber rock, indie classical, minimalist, post-rock and pseudo-classical.

The concert features an entire evening of music by Ms. Mazzoli composed and arranged specifically for YPC and Victoire, her all-star, all-female ensemble.  The program includes the world premieres of a YPC commission - New New York Songs* - and a "Best of" selection of Missy's compositions newly arranged by her to be performed by YPC and Victoire for this unique spotlight. Among them are excerpts from Cathedral City and her acclaimed opera Song from the Uproar: The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt. Soprano Mellissa Hughes will be the soloist in A Thousand Tonguesand two movements from a new work - Vespers for a New Dark Age.