The Journey

It’s The Journey - journey full of hope and blues, it’s a journey to unknown and known, it’s a sacrifice for a better life, and this is why I call this work “ The Journey. The first “theme” is a theme of questions and making decisions. The Journey moves in a train like motion in the string section and “voices” of hope in the horn section. There is more tension and intensity that develops into a spiritual theme of the unknown and of sacrifice moving toward a more energetic, edgy and percussive part exhibiting conflict and extreme emotions. Last summer I went to MOMA to see the “Migration series” by Jacob Lawrence. It was a very emotional experience and that inspired me to write “The Journey” It’s a journey full of hope and blues, it’s a journey to unknown and known, it’s overcrowded train stations and overcrowded trains, it’s a fight and sacrifice for a better life.

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Buffalo Philharmonic JCOI New Music Readings (2016)

September 21, 2016 8:00 am
Kleinhans Music Hall

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