Choral Music of Judith Shatin and Judith Lang Zaimont to Be Performed
as Part of Cantori New York Judith Project Concert on November 3
New York, NY - On Saturday, November 3 at 8:00 PM, Cantori New York,
Mark Shapiro, Artistic Director, will present The Judith Project, a
unique program featuring choral music by four composers named Judith.
The concert will be given at Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 East 88th
Street in Manhattan.
Works to be presented are Judith Shatin's Songs of War and Peace, Judith
Lang Zaimont's Sunny Airs and Sober, Judith Weir's Ascending Into Heaven
and the U.S Premiere of Judith Bingham's The Secret Garden.
Tickets for the November 3 concert $25 (seniors: $20; students: $5)
and are available at 212-439-4758 or online at
Prove your name is Judith and your ticket is free!
Cantori New York, now celebrating its 24th season, has been cited by
The New York Times for its "spirit of exploration," called "one of the
most finely blended chamber choirs in New York," and praised for its
"flexibility in dynamics and coloration" and "gorgeously regulated tone."
More about Cantori New York at http://www.cantorinewyork.com/index.php.
Called "marvelously inventive" by the Washington Post and
"exuberant and captivating" by the San Francisco Chronicle, Judith
Shatin's music reflects her adventures as a timbral explorer. Her
music is internationally performed and has been featured at festivals
including Aspen, BAM Next Wave, Grand Teton, Havana in Spring, Moscow
Autumn, Seal Bay, Ukraine and West Cork. Orchestras that have performed
her music include the Denver, Houston, Illinois, Knoxville, Minnesota,
National and Richmond Symphonies. Shatin's music can be heard on the
Centaur, Neuma, New World and Sonora labels. She has been commissioned
by many ensembles across the United States, including the Barlow
Foundation, Kronos Quartet, National Symphony, Hexagon Ensemble and
Virginia Chamber Orchestra. Read her new Stringing the Bow newsletter
at http://www.jamesarts.com/releases/oct07/JS_nws_100107.htm. Visit
her online at http://www.judithshatin.com.
Judith Zaimont has begun a new MusicMaker blog at Sequenza21.com
- http://www.sequenza21.com/zaimont/?p=3D3 and a new MySpace
page at http://www.myspace.com/judithlangzaimont. There is
also a new podcast interview with her from Jabez Press at
http://www.jabezpress.com/podcasts/onthemic/OnTheMic01.mp3. She is
internationally recognized for her distinctive style, characterized by
its expressive strength and dynamism. Her music is widely performed
throughout the U.S. and Europe and has been recorded for the Naxos,
Koch International Classics, Arabesque, Milken Family Foundation, Albany,
Jeanne, Leonarda, Northeastern, and 4Tay labels. Her principal publishers
are MMB Music, Inc., Galaxy/ECS, Vivace, Jeanne, C. F. Peters, Lyra
and Walton. More information about Ms. Zaimont, including sound clips
of many of her compositions, is available at her website
Ms. Shatin and Ms. Zaimont are both represented by Jeffrey James
Arts Consulting, who can be contacted at 516-586-3433 or at
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Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
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