February 19, 2:00 p.m.
Orpheum Theatre (601 Smithe Street)
I’ve always loved performing; you get a chance to discover new music and learn more about the intricacies and language of a composer’s style, not to mention the fads and fashions of composition during his or her lifetime. But there’s something magical with premiering a newly composed piece of music by a living composer, and I had the wonderful opportunity to interview composer Benton Roark on VAMSO’s upcoming performance of his work A Stitch in Time.
Here’s what I learned.Continue Reading