‘Play’ is the message and Style of Santa Rosa Symphony World Premiere

  • 2 November 2023
  • Category: News

Diane Peterson
for the The Press Democrat
November 2, 20222

Squeaky-pig toys, drums and whistles are all part of a female Brazilian composer’s unique concerto at Green Music Center this weekend.

Clarice Assad, an accomplished singer, composer and pianist based in Chicago, grew up in a musical family in Brazil, where she sang almost as soon as she could talk and composed almost as soon as she could sing.