Martha Graham Dance Company
On Friday, November 19, The Soraya presents the Martha Graham Dance Company, lead by artistic director Janet Eilber, performing on the occasion of the 77th anniversary of its signature work Appalachian Spring, to its original Pulitzer Prize winning score by Aaron Copland performed live by Wild Up, conducted by musical director Christopher Rountree. Photo Credit: Hibbard Nash PhotographyFind out more »
How Do Homelands Cross Borders?
To leave your birthplace behind and make a home elsewhere is to cross any number of boundaries—national and linguistic, religious and spiritual. While loss is an inevitable part of this journey, it’s not just about displacement; it is also a story of cultural change and celebration. Migrants and immigrants find new ways to balance assimilation and tradition—and to create entirely new identities. This reinvention happens at home and out in the world, and cuts across religion, food, and art. Its…Find out more »
Hélène Grimaud Plays Silvestrov and Mozart with Wild Up
Hélène Grimaud Plays Silvestrov and Mozart with Wild Up Christopher Rountree, Music Director and Conductor Thu., January 26 | 8PM | The Soraya at Cal State Northridge Pianist Hélène Grimaud joins forces with conductor Christopher Rountree and his ensemble Wild Up for this one-of-a-kind musical pairing of Mozart with contemporary Ukrainian composer Valentyn Silvestrov. Mozart’s dark and stormy Piano Concerto in D Minor transitions into Silvestrov’s The Messenger that offers a response to and an echo of Mozart’s music. URL: https://www.thesoraya.org/calendar/details/helene-grimaud-2023 Photo credit: courtesy of the artistFind out more »