This Week at Lincoln Center: “Project 19”
Jaap van Zweden and the New York Philharmonic mark the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted equal voting rights to women, by commissioning and premiering works by 19 women composers. The latest program presented by the Philharmonic includes a world premiere by Ellen Reid, as well as compositions by Anders Hillborg and Björk sung by soprano Renée Fleming.
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MARK THE CENTENNIAL OF THE
RATIFICATION OF THE 19th
AMENDMENT WHICH GRANTED EQUAL
VOTING RIGHTS TO WOMEN BY
COMMISSIONING AND PREMIERING
WORKS BY 19 WOMEN COMPOSERS.
THE MULTI-SEASON INITIATIVE, THE
SINGLE LARGEST WOMEN-ONLY
INITIATIVE IN HISTORY, LAUNCHED
EARLIER THIS MONTH WITH THE
FIRST SIX WORLD PREMIERES.
THE LATEST PROGRAM PRESENTED BY
THE PHILHARMONIC RUNS FROM
FEBRUARY 20th TO THE 22nd AND
INCLUDES A WORLD PREMIERE BY
ELLEN REID, AS WELL AS
COMPOSITIONS BY UNDERS HILLBORG
AND BJORK SUNG BY RENEE FLEMING.
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