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Dreams of Distant Galas: CD Release Party

Date, location, and tickets

Friday, June 26, 2020
at 6:00 PM

Old First Concerts
1751 Sacramento
San Francisco, CA 94109

Free Event

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Event Information

Join E4TT for our season closer, “Dreams of Distant Lands,” with music by composers, about artists, or to texts by poets who were oppressed in their times or who longed for their native lands.


  • “From Jewish Folk Poetry” (sung in Yiddish) by Dmitri Shostakovich

  • Quattro liriche di Antonio Machado” by Luigi Dallapiccola

  • “Unter dayne vayse shtern” (from “Vilna Poems”) by David Garner, to Yiddish poetry by Avram Sutzkever;

  • Ricercar on the Name of Charles Munch by David Garner

  • “Winter Dream (in memoriam Charlotte Salomon)” by Dalit Warshaw

  • Ji-Dong-Nuo” by Chen Yi

Musicians: Nanette McGuinness, soprano; Dale Tsang, piano, with guests Chelsea Hollow, soprano; Deborah Rosengaus, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Smucker, tenor; and Dalit Warshaw, composer/pianist.

Pre-concert composer talk with Warshaw and Garner at 7:30 p.m..