Rucksack performed by Mezzo Soprano Geeta Novotny and Brightwork newmusic at Monkspace, conducted by composer Russell Steinberg
4414 West 2nd St. Los Angeles, 90004
June 25, 2019 – 8pm
Join Brightwork in this special concert celebration as they launch their new and ambitious non-profit!
Molly Joyce - Lost & Found
Timo Andres - Trade Secrets
AJ McCaffrey - Murmurations
Russell Steinberg -Rucksack
Alyssa Weinberg - Refracted
Amy Williams - stop/yield
Nick Terry - Modicum’s Semblance
Takuma Itoh - Parallel Divergence
Rucksack dramatizes Juliane Heyman’s harrowing escape from the Nazis, her emotion at finally arriving in America and seeing the Statue of Liberty, and her subsequent “misadventure” hiking in the Poconos mountains. Composed for Mezzo Soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion.