The program includes “Médée” (Medea) by Louis-Nicolas Clérambault; “La Sultanne” by François Couperin, “La mort de Didon” (The Death of Dido) by Michel Pignolet de Montéclair; and “Ditemi, o piante,” HWV 107, by George Frideric Handel. Read more about this Sunday afternoon's concert at The Well-Tempered Ear!
... "The transcendent experience of hearing Somei Satoh’s The Heavenly Spheres Are Illuminated by Lights while contemplating huge overhead images of those very heavenly spheres. You’d think soprano Chelsie Probst might be a little intimidated competing with the majestic images of nebulae and galaxies projected on the screen of the Soref Planetarium, but her performance (accompanied by pianist Jeff Stanek and percussionist James McKenzie) was a model of controlled rapture." ..
"Present Music took to the theaters and exhibits spaces of the Milwaukee Public Museum Saturday evening with a program designed for the eclectic spaces. When playing in a cabinet of curiosities, what better program to present than a musical cabinet of curiosities, in this case, one covering pieces written between 1971 and 2017. The audience, divided into four groups, each badged with one of the four topics in the program's “Time, Nature, Culture, Sound” theme, set off for dif