THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS
featuring Jae Cosmos Lee, Megumi Stohs Lewis, Alex Fortes, and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins
Selections from Codex Calixtinus
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
Beecher: The Conference of the Birds (premiere)
Pärt: Tabula Rasa
The Conference of the Birds is an exploration of the very heart of A Far Cry - the concept of dynamic shared leadership. Lembit Beecher's new work references this idea in the context of an old Persian story, and a duo of double concertos, featuring soloists from the ensemble, embody it on the stage.