As Hello Gold Mountain Premier Approaches, Experience the Stories Behind the Work

Earlier this year Music City Review gave a preview of a concert to be given by chatterbird, a Nashville-based ensemble dedicated to exploring non-traditional instrumentation and stylistic diversity. The concert will feature the world premier of¬†Hello Gold Mountain, an original composition by Chinese composer Wu Fei. The piece is “a requiem for the lost opportunity…

chatterbird Ensemble to Perform World Premier of Hello Gold Mountain

chatterbird, a Nashville-based chamber ensemble dedicated to exploring alternative instrumentation and non-traditional means of performing classical music, is continuing its composer residency with Chinese composer Wu Fei. On February 23, the ensemble will perform Wu Fei’s original composition,¬†Hello Gold Mountain. The performance will take place in Vanderbilt University’s Ingram Hall at 7:00 PM. This is…

Trumpeter and Composer Hannibal Lokumbe In Residence with Intersection

Intersection Contemporary Music Ensemble has announced details regarding upcoming performances with their artist in residence Hannibal Lokumbe, jazz trumpeter and composer-in-residence with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Lokumbe, having enjoyed a long career of over forty years, is known for his ability to express the African-American experience through his compositions, often using topical events as a catalyst…