Well-known soprano Sally Dibblee will sing a brand-new set of songs by New Brunswick’s senior and most prolific composer Michael R. Miller. Miller has set six poems written by his late wife Edith Hoisington Miller. Each song tells a small and intimate story, often invoking evocative images of nature.
Collaboration with Symphony NB
Sally Dibblee, voice; Danielle Sametz, violin; Andrew Reed Miller, contrabass; Joel Cormier, marimba and vibraphone
Trio (2019) Michael R. Miller
Four Songs for voice and violin op. 35 (1920) Gustav Holst
lyrics from Anon ca. 1400
Three Preludes (1926) George Gershwin (arr. Jascha Heifetz / Andrew Miller)
Cipher (2011) Kate Soper for soprano and violin
texts by Jenny Holzer, Wittgenstein, Pietro Bembo, Michael Drayton, Freud, Guido d'Arezzo, and Sarah Teasdale
September 20 (2011) by Richard Kidd
Flights of Fancy (2018) Michael R. Miller
lyrics are from Poems by Edith H. Miller, published in Crow Impressions © 2016 Chapel Street Editions.
students/étudiants $10 Adults/adultes $26 Children Free/ enfants gratuits - Tickets at the door only
This event will also launch Who Are We? Last Poems: 2016 –2017 by Edith Hoisington Miller published by Chapel Street Editions
“In this beautiful collection from the last year of Edith’s life, … dynamic movement and energy … is interwoven with a magical quietness — the special holy stillness in which one is but a tiny speck in an indescribably beautiful world"
2019 • Paperback • 50 pages • $15 (CAD)