ANN MOSS soprano

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

LOVE LIFE ALBUM COMING 9/9/16

Jun
2
3:00 PM15:00

SONGFEST — SONGS OF JAKE HEGGIE

A recital of music by SongFest 2019 Distinguished Composer Jake Heggie
Featuring SongFest singers and pianists, distinguished alumni, and a special performance with the composer at the piano

From ‘The Book of Nightmares’ (2013) — Ann Moss, Soprano; Ross Gasworth, Cello; Jake Heggie, Piano
additional repertoire tba

THE COLBURN SCHOOL  •  LOS ANGELES, CA

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Jun
8
8:00 PM20:00

BAY AREA RAINBOW SYMPHONY

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Bay Area Rainbow Symphony Pride Concert 2019
Dawn Harms, Music Director and Conductor

Elfrida Andrée — Prelude to Fritiofs Saga
Shawn Kirchner — Brokeback Mountain Suite feat. Shawn Kirchner, piano
Shawn Kirchner — Selected Songs featuring soprano Ann Moss
Berlioz — Symphonie fantastique
Art by Peter Jaret

Part of BARS LGBTQ Composer and Performing Artist Series
BARS  •  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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May
16
7:30 PM19:30

TANGENTS GUITAR EXTRAVAGANZA — SFC4NM

Giacomo Fiore, Oskar Magnusson, Larry Polansky, Bradly Pupa, Carrie Smith and David Tanenbaum – guitars; SFCM Guitar Ensemble; Ann Moss – Soprano

An evening at SF Center for New Music to celebrate the chameleon nature of contemporary guitar, featuring a wide range of chamber and ensemble music from the past hundred years.

Dusan Bogdanovic — Crow (excerpts)
Garry Eister — RIP, Bruce Jones
Elliot Carter — Tell me where is fancy bred
Joni Mitchell — All I Want

Alexandre Tansman — Sonatine for two guitars
Ruth Crawford Seeger — Arrangements of American Folk Songs for Children
Polansky — Fermentation #4 (after Charles Dodge)
Javier Farias — La Otra Voz for eight guitars, electric guitar, and electric bass

SF C4NM  •  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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May
2
8:00 PM20:00

D'PAJO TRIO

d’PaJo Trio (Justin Ouellet, violin; Patrick Anseth, guitar; Joe Kyle Jr., bass) presents an evening of Gypsy Jazz with an array of special guests — percussionists Marlan Aldana & Josh Jones, vocalists Alexis Jensen & Ann Moss, and OSA students Raphaella Brown & Luis Peralta. Doors Open at 7:35, show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 for students 18 and under.
THE BACK ROOM  •  BERKELEY, CA

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Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

CANDEY / DESIRO — HARD STONES

Presented by Solidarity Salon Series

Ann Moss, soprano; Lois Shapiro, piano
CANDEY — Hard Stones (2018/19, poetry by Lisa DeSiro)
Composed to commemorate the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing

Additional offerings include paintings by Andrea Lynne, poetry by Robert Carr, Frances Donovan, and Kelly DuMar (with members of Playback Theatre) and music by Robin Ginenthal (soprano) and Lisa DeSiro (piano). Admission is $5.00. Reception afterward including refreshments. Books, CDs, and art available to purchase.

THIRD LIFE STUDIO  •  SOMERVILLE, MA

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Apr
13
7:30 PM19:30

OMNI CONCERTS — DYNAMITE GUITARS

Omni Concerts Dynamite Guitars 2018-2019
The World’s Finest Guitarists in Concert
“50 OAK STREET”
Judicael Perroy, David Tanenbaum, Lawrence Ferrara, Marc Teicholz, Richard Savino – Guitars; Ann Moss – Soprano

The maestros from the prestigious San Francisco Conservatory of Music present 5 mini-concerts. Expect a wide-ranging mix of music performed by an exceptional group of guitarists.

Domenico Pellegrini — Ciaconna
Santiago de Murcia — Grave, Allegro
Vargas y Guzman — Sonata No. 8 in b minor, Andante; Sonata No. 9 in D major, Allegro
Antonio Lauro — El Niño; El Marabino
Egberto Gismonti (arr. Assad) — Palhaço
Piazzolla — Adiós Nonino; Oblivion; Libertango
J. S. Bach — Fugue BWV 997
Scriabin — Prélude Op. 9 pour la main gauche
Rachmaninov — Prélude Op 23 No. 5
Britten — Folksong Arrangements Vol. VI (with soprano Ann Moss)
Roland Dyens — All of me; Round Midnight; Take the A Train
Monteverdi — Orfeo Suite for guitar quintet

OMNI CONCERTS  •  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Apr
9
7:00 PM19:00

COMPOSERS INC.

WORLD PREMIERE: Allen Shearer — The River Merchant's Wife for soprano, flute, viola and piano
WORLD PREMIERE: Feona Lee Jones — Galvanization of the Goddess for soprano and two flute
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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Mar
17
11:00 AM11:00

HOT AIR FESTIVAL

Ann Moss, soprano; Carrie Smith, guitar
EISTER — Rest In Peace, Bruce Jones
BOGDANOVIC — Mysterious Habitats


Now in its tenth year, the Hot Air Music Festival is a student-organized new music marathon that focuses on world premieres and collaborations by young composers and performers as well as music written in the past 50 years.

This set will run from approximately 6:00 - 6:30 PM


HOT AIR FESTIVAL  •  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Mar
16
7:30 PM19:30

CHORA NOVA — AN EVENING WITH GILBERT & SULLIVAN

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Soprano Ann Moss, Alto Amy Kessler, Tenor Jonathan Smucker, Baritones Lawrence Ewing, Jonathan Spencer, and Jeffrey Fields

Choruses, patter songs, and ensemble pieces from Gondoliers, Mikado, H.M.S Pinafore, Iolanthe, Pirates of Penzance, as well as examples of Sir Arthur Sullivan’s more serious part songs.

Artistic Director — Paul Flight
CHORA NOVA  •  BERKELEY, CA

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Mar
5
to Mar 8

RESIDENCY — SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY

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Residency with soprano Ann Moss and composer Jake Heggie; events include coachings and masterclasses with students in the SDSU Opera Program, attendance at the final dress rehearsal of San Diego Opera’s production of Three Decembers, and culminating in a recital of works by Heggie featuring performances by Moss and Heggie with SDSU faculty and students.

THURSDAY 3/7 3:00PM —
Masterclass with Jake Heggie and SDSU Opera Students

Rhapsody Hall, SDSU School of Music and Dance (FREE EVENT)

THURSDAY 3/7 7:00PM —
Recital with Ann Moss, Jake Heggie and SDSU Opera Students

Smith Hall, SDSU School of Music and Dance (FREE EVENT)
Works by Jake Heggie:
Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri
Facing Forward / Looking Back
(excerpts)
From “The Book of Nightmares” (excerpts)
Selected songs

SDSU SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND DANCE  •  SAN DIEGO, CA

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Feb
7
7:00 PM19:00

CLE OPERA THEATER [NOW] FESTIVAL FORUM

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Live performance by Jake Heggie and Ann Moss, followed by an interactive discussion about new opera featuring 2019 {NOW} Festival Artists. Discuss and learn about creating, developing, and producing new opera from leaders in the field.

HEGGIE – From “The Book of Nightmares”
CANDEY – Hard Stones (excerpts)
AGHABABIAN – An Amethyst Remembrance
WORLD PREMIERE: CANDEY – Fox Songs
WORLD PREMIERE: HOWELL – … what’s happening?

CLEVELAND OPERA THEATER  •  CLEVELAND, OH

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Feb
4
to Feb 10

RESIDENCY — CLEVELAND OPERA THEATER [NOW] FESTIVAL

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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; 2019 {NOW} Festival Guest Artist; live performance and {NOW} Forum panel discussion.

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.

WEDNESDAY 2/6 – US Premiere of Jake Heggie’s Newer Every Day: Songs for Kiri
Ann Moss, soprano
Soo Han, conductor
Baldwin Wallace University Orchestra


THURSDAY 2/7 – {NOW} Festival Recital & Forum
Duo recital with Jake Heggie and Ann Moss, followed by an interactive discussion about new opera featuring 2019 {NOW} Festival Artists.

HEGGIE – From “The Book of Nightmares”
CANDEY – Hard Stones (excerpts)
AGHABABIAN – An Amethyst Remembrance
WORLD PREMIERE: CANDEY – Fox Songs
WORLD PREMIERE: HOWELL – … what’s happening?


FRIDAY 2/8 — Bernarda Alba Reading
Piano Vocal Reading of the new Opera by Griffin Candey with libretto by Caridad Svich based on Garcia Lorca's last play of the same name


CLEVELAND OPERA THEATER  •  CLEVELAND, OH

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Jan
26
7:30 PM19:30

DAVID TANENBAUM — GUITAR

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David Tanenbaum, guitar; Jessie Nucho, flute; Brendan Lai-Tong, trombone; Ann Moss, soprano; Mobius Trio
Benjamin Britten — Songs from the Chinese
Britten — Folksong Arrangements Volume VI
Aaron Jay Kernis — Lullaby
György Kurtág — The Little Fix, Op. 15b
Georg Friedrich Haas — Quartet for Four Guitars
SFCM FACULTY ARTIST SERIES  •  SAN FRANCISCO, CA

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Jan
14
7:30 PM19:30

SF CHAMBER ORCHESTRA — MOZART CELEBRATION

Ben Simon – Viola; David Howard – Clarinet; Karen Rosenak – Piano; Ann Moss – Soprano
Annual Mozart birthday celebration on SFCO’s "Classical at the Freight" Series

Lieder: Das Veilchen, Lied der Trennung, Als Louise die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers verbrannte, Der Zauberer, Sei du mein Trost, Oiseaux si tous les ans, Ridente la calma
Selected works for solo piano
Kegelstatt Trio, K. 498

SF CHAMBER ORCHESTRA  •  BERKELEY, CA

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Dec
1
2:00 PM14:00

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY MMF

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San Francisco Symphony Music for Families Series
Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, Conductor

MOZART — Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (The Magic Flute)
ROGERS/HAMMERSTEIN — I Have Confidence (The Sound of Music)
Don your favorite superhero or villain costume and join forces at Davies Symphony Hall for an action-packed performance of music from your favorite superhero scenarios. You’ll hear musicians of the SF Symphony and special guests combine their individual powers to perform themes from Star Wars, Superman, Black Panther, Queen of the Night from The Magic Flute, and more!
SF SYMPHONY  •  SAN FRANCISCO, 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 bassist Joe Kyle Jr.
THE BACK ROOM  •  BERKELEY, CA

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Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

NANCY BACHMANN — NEW WORKS

Ann Moss, Soprano; Diane Maltester, Clarinet; Nancy Bachmann, Piano
WORLD PREMIERE — CA Romances for soprano, clarinet and piano
Mozart — Lieder for soprano and piano
Schumann — Fantasy Pieces Op. 73 for clarinet and piano
TWO PERFORMANCES: 10/13 in DALY CITY; 10/20 in CLAYTON VALLEY
CLAYTON VALLEY PRESBYTERIAN  •  CLAYTON VALLEY, CA

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Sep
25
7:00 PM19:00

SHATZER — LAMENT III: ALCOSSER SONG

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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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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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