New music to texts by Jewish women poets and women composers, as well as by "ostracized" composers of the 20th century--with regular detours towards other poets or musicians whose work intrigues us.*
LATEST NEWS (April 2014)
JMPP composer Elena Ruehr named a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow
JMPP awarded Puffin Foundation grant
JMPP composer David Garner awarded San Francisco Conservatory of Music Faculty Development grant
Hungarian tour schedule for early October, 2014
NEXT CONCERT: Cafe Europa (date TBD)
Please check back soon.
NEW DATE: Saturday, March, 29, 2014, 8:00 p.m., at Trinity Chamber Concerts (Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana Street, Berkeley). Info:
Tickets are $15/$10 at the door and $14/ $10 online in advance before 3/27.
Elena Ruehr's new commission for the JMPP: "Winter Solstice Songs,"
for soprano and piano, to texts by Berkeley poet, Marcia Falk.
Two new Auslaender songs by Garner for "Phoenix"
A new arrangement by Ruth Lomon
Music by Hungarian and Czech composers.
Celebrate Women's History Month with the JMPP!
**Concert supported in part by the Zellerbach Family Foundation Community Arts Program and the Puffin Foundation, ltd.
*JMPP photo by Michael Halberstadt. Left to right: Nanette McGuinness, soprano; Dale Tsang, piano; Adaiha MacAdam-Somer, cello