Chamber Music Northwest to present world premieres featuring Imani Winds

Posted on: April 19, 2022

Imani Winds will be featured on Chamber Music Northwest’s April 28 program at Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland, Oregon, featuring the world premieres of three commissioned works for woodwind quintet: Miguel del Aguila’s Blindfold Music (Música a ojos vendados), Yuan-Chen Li’s A Railroad to Dreams, and Damien Peter’s I Said What I Said. Also on the program: the South African National Anthem Nkosi si ke Leli, arranged by Valerie Coleman; Nathalie Joachim’s Seen (2021); and Jason Moran’s Cane (2008). An additional daytime concert on April 28 will be offered free for students at Roosevelt High School in North Portland. The new works on the program are co-commissions in collaboration with Ashland’s Anima Mundi Productions and the Oregon Bach Festival. Gloria Chien and Soovin Kim are artistic directors of Chamber Music Northwest.