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"What I Hear" - Roberto Sierra

Williams Hall, New England Conservatory

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Williams Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA

For this season’s only "What I Hear" event, award-winning composer Roberto Sierra curates a program of chamber music in connection with the BSO's American-premiere performance of his Sinfonia No. 6 later that evening. New England Conservatory musicians perform his works including Bongo-O, Piezas Liricas, Estudio de ejecución transcendental No. 1, Eros, and Estudios Ritmicos y Sonoros No.12, along with music by Xenakis, Messiaen, and Liszt. BSO Artistic Administrator Eric Valliere moderates a conversation with the composer.

Musical direction: Stephen Drury
Anne Chao, flute
Jakob Schoenfeld, percussion
August Baik, Viona Natalie Sanjaya, Kexin Tian, Yujin Han, Cynthia Tseng, Nan Ni, piano

Roberto SIERRA Estudio de ejecución transcendental No. 1
LISZT Transcendental Etude No. 1
SIERRA Piezas Líricas
MESSIAEN Le Merle Noir
SIERRA Estudio Ritmicos y Sonoros No. 1

This event is free and does not require a ticket.

Roberto Sierra headshot