Conductor and creator Amy Andersson teams with composers Nathalie Bonin, Miriam Cutler, Anne-Kathrin Dern, Sharon Farber, Mandy Hoffman, Penka Kouneva, Starr Parodi, and Lolita Ritmanis, who together have created a rich and cinematic orchestral experience. Concertgoers will hear an unprecedented seventeen world premieres that inspire hope and courage for women and girls around the world.
Special guest artists include Afghan rapper/songwriter Sonita Alizadeh, fifteen year old singer/songwriter Isolde Fair and violinist Nathalie Bonin. Iranian human rights activist and author Masih Alinejad is the honored guest speaker.
Conductor Amy Andersson is known most recently as founder and Music Director of Orchestra Moderne NYC , a game-changing new ensemble in New York City that recently made their successful debut at Carnegie Hall on October 7, 2017. Appearances on Late Show with Stephen Colbert, CBS Morning News, CBS Evening News, and press coverage in the Wall Street Journal have led music critic Norman Lebrecht to call her “America’s most-watched Symphony Orchestra Conductor.”