Girlfriends (2017)

for soprano and piano

Poetry by Sappho, translated by John Myers O’Hara

Duration: ca. 17'

Premiere: Mengtao Zhou Graduate Diploma Recital ::: May 2017 ::: Boston, MA

                  Mengtao Zhou, soprano

                  Michael Strauss, piano


Writing about several of her favorite female companions, Girlfriends relays the different relations and impassioned complexities that bound these women together, ranging from sensual bliss to anxious codependency. Despite her diverse sentiments, they are all centered around the emotional anchor of love.

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