Falling Up: RPS Commission

Thu 14 May 2015 19.15

Crucible Theatre, Studio

Elizabeth Ogonek was one of the winners of the 2014 RPS Composition Prize, and was commissioned to write a new work – Falling Up – for Music in the Round. Elizabeth Ogonek was born in 1989 and grew up in New York; she received degrees from Indiana University and the University of Southern California, and is currently a doctoral student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Already the winner of numerous awards, her work has been performed at the Aldeburgh Festival and by the London Symphony Orchestra. Elizabeth’s new piece is based on a poem of Rimbaud from Les Illuminations that casts a backward look at childhood and youth. Post-concert Q&A with Elizabeth Ogonek Ravel Violin Sonata in G Elizabeth Ogonek Falling Up WORLD PREMIERE Shostakovich Piano Trio No.1 in C minor Op.8 Bruch Septet in E flat Ensemble 360