3/12: Kalliope premieres Bonne Année

March 1, 2022

Kalliope Reed Quintet will premiere Oliver’s Bonne Année on March 12. Commissioned by Kalliope, this effervescent work pays homage to New Year’s Even in Paris. Oliver writes:

For centuries, Paris has been a beacon for artists and intellectuals from around the world, who travel to the city’s hallowed grounds to partake in its culture and learn from leading voices of their days. I feel incredibly grateful to have studied in Paris myself during the summers of 2007 and 2008, a formative period in my musical development as a young composer. But this piece recalls two leisure trips, in 1999 and 2017, to ring in the new year. The city was blanketed with an air of conviviality. Streets overflowed with a patchwork of vibrant revelry, and quieter moments tucked in nooks and

This work is the second installment in Oliver’s “One World” project, celebrating our global community.

Saturday, March 12 at 7:30pm
First Baptist Church of Medford
29 Oakland Street
Medford, MA
Free Admission

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