for Soprano and Piano
Duration: ca. 4'
Instrumentation: soprano and piano
Text by Olavo Bilac
Commissioned by George Dennis O'Brien and is dedicated to Bernardo Andrade and His Family, in Loving Memory of Their Father, José Luís Andrade (1959-2017).
World Premiere: American Modern Ensemble, Juliana Franco, Soprano; Blair McMillen, piano, National Sawdust, November 2, 2017
Publisher: Bill Holab Music
Ouvir Estrelas ("Listen To Stars") is a setting of a poem by Olavo Bilac, a Brazilian Parnassian poet, journalist and translator. Alongside Alberto de Oliveira and Raimundo Correia, he was a member of the “Parnassian Triad”, an acclaimed trio of Brazilian poets.
Ouvir Estrelas was commissioned by George Dennis O’Brien and is dedicated to Bernardo Andrade and His Family, in Loving Memory of Their Father, José Luís Andrade (1959-2017).