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Rucksack at Monkspace

  • Monkspace 4414 West 2nd Street Los Angeles, CA, 90004 United States (map)
Geeta Novotny, Mezzo Soprano

Geeta Novotny, Mezzo Soprano

Brightwork newmusic

Brightwork newmusic

Rucksack performed by Mezzo Soprano Geeta Novotny and Brightwork newmusic at Monkspace, conducted by composer Russell Steinberg

Monk Space

4414 West 2nd St. Los Angeles, 90004

Brightwork: Non-profit launch concert!

June 25, 2019 – 8pm

Join Brightwork in this special concert celebration as they launch their new and ambitious non-profit!


Full Program
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.