spring 2017

 

FEBRUARY 16 | PARIS, France – Orchestre National De France (Maison de la Radio) 

KAIJA SAARIAHO, True Fire – A song cycle for Singer and Orchestra on texts from Ralph Waldo Emerson, Seamus Heaney, Mahmoud Darwish, and Songs of the Tewa

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FEBRUARY 18 | PARIS, France – Orchestre National De France (Maison de la Radio) 

KAIJA SAARIAHO, Sombre – A song cycle for Bass Flute, Singer, Percussion, Double Bass, and Harp on texts from Ezra Pound's Cantos

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FEBRUARY 19 | NEW YORK, New York – Park Avenue Armory

SPECIAL EVENT: Interrogations of Form: Culture in a Changing America In Collaboration with The Aspen Institute Arts Program. Davóne will be participating on a panel at 4pm titled "Sounding Off: The Future of Music in America." There may be a special performance ;-)

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MARCH 2 | NEW HAVEN, Connecticut – Beinecke Library (Yale University)

LECTURE RECITAL: The Black Clown: Realizing Hughes Composer Michael Schachter and opera singer Davóne Tines share their process and journey to realizing Langston Hughes' hidden gem 'The Black Clown' for the concert and theater stage

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MARCH 17, 18 | SAN FRANCISCO, California – San Francisco Symphony (SoundBox)

SHOSTAKOVITCH Symphony No. 14, Movements 8 & 9; SHAW By and By 'I'll fly Away' Davóne joins San Francisco Symphony Resident Conductor Christian Reif to explore music of oppression and satire

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APRIL 12, 15, 22, 27, 29 | HELSINKI, Finland – Finnish National Opera

KAIJA SAARIAHO Only the Sound Remains Davóne reprises the roles he originated in Peter Sellars' production of Saariaho's realization of two Noh plays as translated by Ezra Pound. Sets by Julie Mehretu

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MAY (TBD) | DETROIT, Michigan – Detroit Symphony Orchestra

REQUIEM FOR: A TUESDAY Created by Davóne, Directed by Helga Davis and Davóne. REQUIEM FOR: TUESDAY combines the music of Caroline Shaw, Helga Davis, and Shara Nova with the dance of Reggie "Regg Roc" Gray's The D.R.E.A.M. Ring and the sounds of PUBLIQuartet to invite audiences to overcome fear in the context of racialized police brutality

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2017-2018 season info coming soon. I promise.