Composer Tamara Cashour will be interviewed live on YouTube, Wednesday, January 20 @ 4PM EST by filmmaker Ching Juhl of Juhl Media.
The program will include the World Premiere of the video for Ms. Cashour’s Forbearance for SATB chorus, human birdcallers and electronics, performed by C4: The Choral Composer Conductor Collective. The composer worked with C4 in the performance of the music and the creation of the video. The text for the piece is Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem Forbearance, which is about nature and the often-selfish human need to make it ours. It is also about a desire to be more self-aware. Ms. Cashour and Ms. Juhl will also talk about the composer’s other works and the current state of classical music. They will be joined by C4’s Brian Mountford to talk about the video’s creative process.
The composer writes, “Forbearance is a socially conscious composition written along the lines