ANN MOSS soprano

Acclaimed Recording Artist & Chamber Musician. Collaborator, Muse, Champion of Living Composers.

LOVE LIFE ALBUM COMING 9/9/16

Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

SHATZER — LAMENT III: ALCOSSER SONG

  • Confucius Instutute, San Diego State University (map)
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WORLD PREMIERE: Lament: Verse III – "Alcosser Song" by composer Garrett Shatzer with bespoke poetry by Sandra Alcosser

SDSU’s quartet in residence, the critically acclaimed Hausmann Quartet, presents a provocative exploration of the links between music and words. This event includes a musical performance by soprano Ann Moss and the Hausmann Quartet, a reading by Professor Alcosser and a round table discussion and Q&A featuring the performers, composer and writer.

This event is free and open to the public.
HAUSMANN QUARTET  •  SAN DIEGO, CA

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Nov
7
7:30 PM19:30

JONI MITCHELL BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE

A musical tribute to poet-composer Joni Mitchell on the occasion of her 75th birthday, hosted in the intimate ambiance and sublime acoustic of Berkeley's Back Room. Featuring vocalist Ann Moss with pianist Matt Berkeley, cellist Emil Miland, harpist Meredith Clark, guitarist Carrie Smith, violinist Justin Ouellet, guitarist Patrick Anseth, and a host of special guests.
THE BACK ROOM  •  BERKELEY, CA

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Feb
4
to Feb 10

CLEVELAND OPERA THEATER [NOW] FESTIVAL

  • Maltz Performing Arts Center, Cleveland (map)
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Cleveland Opera Theater's New Opera Works {NOW} Festival:
An Annual Festival to Create, Develop, and Perform New Opera

Residency with soprano Ann Moss, composers Jake Heggie and Griffin Candey; seminars and masterclasses with students at Baldwin Wallace University; performance and panel discussion as part of the 2019 {NOW} Festival line-up of events.

A unique blend of process and performance, {NOW} Festival is an annual series of programing that presents new opera at the beginning, middle, and end stages of creative development. Performances range from readings and workshops to full-blown main stage productions for Cleveland, Regional, and World Premiere productions. Projects include repertoire commissioned by CLE Opera Theater, co-commissions in partnership with other opera companies, institutions, and developers of opera, and repertoire that is incorporated from other opera incubators, and freelance composers.
CLEVELAND OPERA THEATER  •  CLEVELAND, OH

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Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

COMPOSERS INC.

WORLD PREMIERE: Allen Shearer — The River Merchant's Wife
WORLD PREMIERE: Feona Lee Jones — new work tba
WORLD PREMIERE: Ursula Kwong-Brown — Where the I Comes From for soprano and piano
Ingrid Stölzel - Gorgeous Nothings for soprano, flute, oboe and piano
COMPOSERS INC  •  BERKELEY, CA

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Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

RECITAL - AVALOCH FARM MUSIC INSTITUTE

Outreach Recital in partnership with Avaloch Farm Music Institute
Pianist Holly Roadtfeldt, violist Peter Dutilly

*WORLD PREMIERES of Compositions by Kirk O'Riordan including:
     Autumn Winds (excerpts) for soprano and piano
     Four Beautiful Songs (excerpts) for soprano, viola and piano
     Beautiful Nightmares for solo piano
Prayer Stones for viola and piano by Kirk O'Riordan
Mixed Metaphors by Heather Gilligan
Caprice for Viola by Peter Dutilly
and music by Lili Boulanger, Gabriel Fauré and Clara Schumann

UNITED CHURCH OF PENACOOK  •  PENACOOK, NH

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May
27
4:00 PM16:00

WAGNER SOCIETY

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag, Richard Wagner!
The Wagner Society of Northern California celebrates Richard Wagner's 205th birthday as well as the 35th Anniversary of their organization's founding.
“Waldweben” (Forest Murmurs) from Siegfried
Romanze from “In das album Der Fürstin Metternich” WWV 94
Selected Lieder
Justin Ouellet, viola; Ann Moss, soprano; Steven Bailey, piano
WAGNER SOCIETY OF NORTHERN CA  •  ST. MARK'S CHURCH  •  San Francisco, CA

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May
24
7:30 PM19:30

MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE

Voices of Witness: A Musical Tribute to the Japanese and Japanese-American Wartime Experience

SF BAY AREA PREMIERE:
Christophe Chagnard — Gaman: to persevere (2017)

For the fourth consecutive year, MOR brings its music and its mission to the Bay Area.  This varied program at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, features newly-commissioned works inspired by Japanese and Japanese American experience during World War II. The program also features Paul Schoenfield's Sparks of Glory, and soprano Roslyn Barak interpreting Songs of Terezín.

MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE  •  SFCM Concert Hall  •  San Francisco, CA

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May
20
5:00 PM17:00

MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE

Spring Concert: GAMAN
WORLD PREMIERE:
Christophe Chagnard — Gaman: to persevere (2017)

MOR's 20th season spring concert features a world premiere by composer Christophe Chagnard, inspired by Japanese and Japanese American experiences during WWII. The program also features a selection of Holocaust-era chamber music that speaks to the resiliency and courage of those artists who dared to create in the darkest of times.

MUSIC OF REMEMBRANCE  •  BENAROYA HALL  •  SEATTLE, WA

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May
5
7:00 PM19:00

In Recital: Moss, Vieira & Rosenak

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Ann Moss – soprano; Igor Vieira – baritone; Justin Ouellet – violin/viola; Karen Rosenak – piano

A recital of vocal music from Europe and the Americas in support of The Pathway Home #3BraveWomenFund. Enjoy a wine-country evening of songs and duets by Fauré, Rachmaninoff, Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Berg, Mozart, Porter and Bernstein, as well as rarely heard Art Songs from Brazil and a recently composed song cycle from New England composer Heather Gilligan.

FREE CONCERT - Free will offerings will be collected on behalf of The Pathway Home #3BraveWomenFund
United Methodist Church  •  NAPA, CA

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Apr
15
4:00 PM16:00

FROM BAY TO SHINING BAY

An afternoon of music from my two homes: The Bay State and the SF Bay Area

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT LIMBS FOR LIFE

WEST COAST PREMIERE: Griffin CandeyHard Stones (2018) composed to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing. The five poems selected for this cycle were written by Lisa DeSiro - one poem per day - during the chilling and tragic events of the 2013 bombing and subsequent manhunt.

WORLD PREMIERE: Kev ChoiceThe Distance (2018) composed to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing and to runners everywhere.

Songs by Amy Beach, David Conte, Jake Heggie, John Thow, Leonard Bernstein, Heather Gilligan, Vartan Aghababian, Howard Frazin, Miriam Miller, John Harbison, Kurt Erickson and Michael Kaulkin

Steven Bailey, piano; Justin Ouellet, viola
Piedmont Piano  •  OAKLAND, CA

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Apr
7
to Apr 8

Concerts for Communities Without Borders

  • First Church, Cambridge MA (map)
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All-MOZART Program to Benefit Communities without Borders
The Belmont Festival Orchestra with Triple Helix featuring pianist Lois Shapiro

Ch'io mi scordi di te? ... Non temer, amato bene, K. 505
Piano Trio in C Major, K.548
Piano Concerto In C minor, K491
Symphony 35, The Haffner

SATURDAY 4/7 — First Church, Cambridge 8pm
SUNDAY 4/8 — First Unitarian Society, Newton, 3pm
COMMUNITIES WITHOUT BORDERS  •  CAMBRIDGE, MA

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Apr
6
to Apr 7

RIVERS CONSERVATORY CONTEMPORARY MUSIC SEMINAR

  • Rivers School Conservatory, Weston MA (map)
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40th Annual Seminar on Contemporary Music for the Young: Residency and Performances with pianist Lois Shapiro

FRIDAY 4/6 at 7:30PM — RECITAL
East Coast Premiere of Madrigals for the Seasons by David Conte; World Premiere of Hard Stones by Griffin Candey, with poetry by Lisa DeSiro, composed to commemorate the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing.

SATURDAY 4/7 at 11:00AM — WORKSHOP
Ann and Lois workshop newly composed art songs by students of the Rivers School Conservatory Composition program, based on texts by poets Joyce Rain Anderson, Teresa Cader, and Antony Yaeger.

RIVERS SCHOOL CONSERVATORY  •  WESTON, MA

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Dec
2
2:00 PM14:00

SF SYMPHONY DEBUT

  • Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco (map)
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San Francisco Symphony Music for Families Series
GERSHWIN — I Got Rhythm, Summertime
Do you ever wonder how a piece of music was created? How does a composer string together so many different notes and instruments to create something that sounds amazing? The final piece might sound complicated, but the building blocks of music are very basic: pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, and dynamics. Join the San Francisco Symphony and conductor Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser as they take apart great works of music and put them back together.
SF SYMPHONY  •  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Apr
21
to Apr 22

LouHarrison@100

THE JOSHUA TRIO: Emil Miland, cello; Meredith Clark, harp; Ann Moss, Soprano
Celebrating the centennial birthday of Lou Harrison. Music by Lou Harrison, John Grimmett, J.S. Bach, Ravel, Hildegard von Bingen, Pablo Casals, and more.
TWO PERFORMANCES: FRI 4/21, SAT 4/22
LOU HARRISON HOUSE  •  JOSHUA TREE, CA

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