The Evanston Art Center is pleased to present a special musical program featuring our artist-in-residence, Josefien Stoppelenburg. New Voices: A Songfest will feature performances by Stephen Alltop-piano, Jean Hatmaker-cello, Danika Paskvan -violin and Dan Qiao-viola, will showcase the music of Stacy Garrop, Lita Grier, Harold Bauer and composers like Handel, Tchaikovsky and Rossini.
Willem Stoppelenburg, who is coming over from the Netherlands, will premiere his new piece ' Kavafis Songs,' for Cello and Soprano.
You will also hear two e.e. cummings sonnets for Soprano and String Trio by Harold Bauer.
This program is included in the Chicago Artists Month 2014 highlighted programs.
All performances will be held at the Evanston Art Center, 2603 Sheridan Road in Evanston
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Josefien Stoppelenburg is the Evanston Art Center’s current artist in residence. She is a celebrated soprano who graduated from the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music and is regularly featured as a soloist for oratorio performances in the Netherlands, Germany and the U.S. In 2013, Josefien won the Chicago Oratorio Award and was awarded 2nd place in the National American Prize Opera Competition.
Josefien’s paintings are often informed by musical compositions, instruments and musicians. She has been working on some of her large-scale pieces during her residency here at the Art Center. Her work will be on view the evening of the 30th.