CREO: A U.S. PREMIERE MANHATTAN CHORALE
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 8PM
KAUFMAN MUSIC CENTER
(129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023)
CREO, Hyo-Won Woo (United States Premiere) with additional short works by Urmas Sisask, György Orbán, Gerald Finzi, Johannes Brahms, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Manhattan Chorale presents a U.S. premiere of CREO for mixed chorus, horn, strings, and percussion by Hyo-Won Woo with additional short works by Urmas Sisask, György Orbán, Gerald Finzi, Johannes Brahms, and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Manhattan Chorale welcomes guest conductor Phillip Shoultz, winner of the 2015 National American Choral Directors Association Graduate Student Conducting Competition, sponsored by Manhattan Concert Productions.
Manhattan Chorale is a professional choir based in New York City under the direction of its founder, Craig Arnold. Manhattan Chorale presents an historical spectrum of choral masterworks both large and small, traditional and contemporary, and are advocates of new works. Manhattan Chorale frequently collaborates with the New York City Chamber Orchestra.
About Hyo-Won Woo
Hyo-Won Woo, who is one of the leading composers in Korea, strives to present a new musical vision through choral music. After graduating from Sungshin Women’s University, Ms. Woo started her musical career as a resident composer of the Seoul Ladies’ Singers in 1995.
Since 1999, Ms. Woo has served as a full-time composer for the Incheon City Chorale and has established her reputation as a specialist of choral music that shows new compositional techniques. Her creative activity in the Incheon City Chorale made an important contribution to the development of choral music in Korea. Her compositions have been performed internationally. Currently, she is teaching at Seoul Theological Seminary.
To purchase tickets, please visit the kaufman music center website at http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/event/creo-a-u.s.-premiere-manhattan-chorale/.