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Pre-concert conversation with Dr. Chen Yi and SPCO’s Principal Oboist, Cassie Pilgrim

Composer Chen Yi and SPCO’s Principal Oboist, Cassie Pilgrim discuss their collaboration on Dr. Chen’s new work, “Elegy for Solo Oboe,” which was commissioned by the SPCO. The piece was influenced both by Chen Yi and Pilgrim’s shared Chinese heritage and the Covid-19 pandemic. They will discuss these influences and the concept of loss that this music explores.

Saturday | April 10 | 7:30pm

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Attendance is FREE but capacity is limited.

More information about the panelists

Dr. Chen Yi, composer
Cassie Pilgrim, SPCO Principal Oboe

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