Clarice Assad - Monday, October 01 7:00 PM
Monday, October 1, 7:00 PM
Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM
“… a serious triple threat… a veritable musical dynamo.” – San Francisco Chronicle
A bold composer, a brilliant pianist and an inventive vocalist all rolled into one, Clarice Assad floats freely across musical idioms, drawing on an array of sounds from Amazon forest wildlife to operatic arias. A classically-trained pianist, Assad is deeply rooted in the earthy, folkloric rhythms of Brazil, capturing the attention of international audiences with her stunning talent. The term “world music” is redundant when applied to her style, a reflection of Brazil’s musical melting pot heritage of African rhythms mixed with European melodies and harmonies. The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music recently performed one of her symphonic works for the Hidden World of Girls: Stories for Orchestra.