Thursday, February 19, 2009

Two World Premieres of Regina Harris Baiocchi at ETHS 125th Anniversary Feb. 24

[Regina Harris Baiocchi]

Regina Harris Baiocchi sends this news to AfriClassical: "Please note that the world premiere of my two commissions will be next Tuesday, 24 February, 7:00 PM. Music: ETHS Fanfare and Nyimbo Mbili Katika Kiswahili kwa Chorus & Orchestra (Two Swahili Poems). Venue: Evanston Township High School Auditorium, 1600 Dodge." 

School Notes
Feb. 29, 2009
Evanston Township High School
As part of the high school's 125th anniversary celebration, the ETHS Alumni Association board commissioned a special musical work by Regina Harris Baiocchi to be played at the music festival: 'ETHS Fanfare' and 'Two Swahili Poems: Nilisikia sauti kubwa and Haba na haba.' Baiocchi -- a Chicago composer, poet, author and artist -- has written instrumental and vocal music for opera, libretti, ballet and concertos. Her compositions have been performed by the Chicago Symphony, as well as numerous other orchestras and ensembles throughout the United States and Europe. 

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