Only the Few Brave Souls

November 20, 2021 at 7:309 p.m.Calendar Icon

TimeNovember 20, 2021 at 7:309 p.m.

The Gustavus Adolphus College Music Department presents Only the Few Brave Souls, a music recital with mezzo Anna DeGraff and pianist Szu-Ling Wu. The concert and art exhibition will be presented on Saturday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Bjorling Recital Hall. The concert is free admission and a mask is required to attend the concert.

In 2020, America celebrated the 100-year anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment.  Join us for
Only the Few Brave Souls, a belated celebration of increased access to the ballot, and a musical exploration of representation through the words of and music of women artists.  Anna DeGraff and Szu-Ling Wu will present the music of Juliana Hall, Florence Price, Undine S. Moore, Maria Grever, Lori Laitman, Mary Lou Diemer, Lily & Nadia Boulanger, Rosephanye Powell, and the world premiere of a new song cycle by Minnesota composer Catherine Dalton.  Texts represent a terrific variety of women writers, including Margaret Atwood, Sappho, Dorothy Parker, Angelina Weld Grimké, Mary Church Terrell, and more.

PostedAug 25, 2021