Oct 21, 2022
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Original show description below.
Led by Artistic Director and Conductor Valérie Sainte-Agathe, the San Francisco Girls Chorus Premier Ensemble, recognized as one of the world’s leading youth vocal ensembles, presents a diverse program of choral works highlighting their commitment to music of today and women composers.
The GRAMMY award winning ensemble presents the choral premiere of Kamala’s Hope by Oakland-based composer Candace Forest. Soprano Shawnette Sulker, cellist Emil Miland, and organist Jerome Lenk perform alongside for this work based on two Vice-Presidential acceptance speeches given by then Senator Kamala Harris in August 2020. The program also includes the world premiere of I See You, I Hear You, I Believe You by American composer Ursula Kwong-Brown, written in the wake of the #MeToo movement, as well as three SFGC commissions by Angélica Negrón, Amy X Neuburg, and Pamela Z.
The San Francisco Girls Chorus achieves an
incomparable sound that underscores the
unique clarity and force of impeccably trained
treble voices fused with expressiveness and