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Women in Music

Bruno Walter Auditorium

111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023, USA

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Event Description

If you purchase 10 tickets at once, you will receive a $100 refund, making each ticket $20. Look for a confirmation email from Murray Hill Institute within 5 days confirming that your credit card has been refunded.

Murray Hill Institute in collaboration with New York Women Composers, Inc., Asociación de Mujeres en la Música, Young Women Social Entrepreneurs, and the New York Philharmonic presents

Women In Music

A Musical Conversation Between The United States And Spain

Music by Alexa Babakhanian, Consuelo Díez, Mary Ann Joyce, Diana Pérez Custodio, Marga Richter, Rosa María Rodriguez Hernández, Pamela Sklar, and Mercedes Zavala. With the participation of students from the Very Young Composers program of the New York Philharmonic.

Works by women composers inspired by William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.

Anna Tonna, Mezzo Soprano
Isabel Pérez 
Dobarro, Piano
Anna and Isabel are the founders of the initiative Women in Music, which aims to reduce the existing gender gap in classical music composition by commissioning and presenting works composed by women in concerts around the world. Anna and Isabel have already presented this initiative at the International Institute (Madrid, Spain), which was lauded as "this concert exhibits intelligence, wisdom, and artistry at the highest level" (El arte de la fuga). Upcoming concerts include An homage to poet Rafael Alberti, and A muller galega: homenaxe á través das artes

Guest Artist
Nan-Maro Babakhanian, Mezzo Soprano
Nan-Maro has worked with opera companies and orchestras around the world. She is the Director of Project Cancíon Española and the founder of the International Festival, “Interpretation of Spanish Song.” Nan-Maro has been on the faculty of the Mannes School and Saint Louis University. She has performed in the US, Brazil, Puerto Rico, and Europe in recitals of art song in Spanish with guitar and with piano, as well as with the Alaria Trio in Carnegie Hall. She has recorded several CDs including one with Arte Nova/BMG of works by Tulio Peramo, and Esparzas, Susurros y Sueños presenting works by women composers.

Guest Artist 
2Flutes: Pamela Sklar and Laura Falzon 
The duo 2Flutes is comprised of Laura Falzon and Pamela Sklar, two flutists who between them have performed a wide spectrum of works ranging from classical, contemporary, intercultural, rock, pop, folk and jazz and performed in concerts throughout the USA, Canada, France, Italy, England, Scotland, Malta, Finland, Greece, Mexico, Morocco, India and Japan. Steeped in distinctly varied musical backgrounds, they have come together to introduce, present, and perform a variety of music, akin to a musical hybrid, which features original compositions by composers from across the globe, and offers over six octaves of silver and wood flute sounds. 2Flutes’ culturally varied influences and their cumulative flutes’ wide ranges, textures and color contribute to innovative performances which engage and stimulate audiences from all walks of life. For more info visit www.2flutes.net.
Map of Event Location
Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 7:30 pm –  9:30 pm