Composer
Lembit Beecher featuring the Aizuri Quartet and Soprano Maggie Finnegan

Halcyon Stage presents the music of Lembit Beecher, including preview excerpts of the opera Sophia’s Forest

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Fri, Jun 09 2017
7:30 pm

Halcyon House
3400 Prospect St NW,
Washington, DC 20007

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more about the works performed: These Memories May Be True, A Paradoxical Thing and Sophia’s Forest

From the Halcyon Stage website:

Fusing contemporary composition with precision engineering, winner of the 2016 Washington Award Grand Prize winning composer Lembit Beecher presents works-in-process from his multi-disciplinary opera, Sophia’s Forest, for string quartet, soprano, and sound generating sculptures, performed by rising stars the Aizuri Quartet and soprano Maggie Finnegan. Excerpts from the Opera will be performed alongside Beecher’s exquisite chamber music, and Leoš Janáček’s String Quartet No. 1, “Kreutzer Sonata.”

Major support for Sophia’s Forest has been provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.