Concerts from the Library of Congress developed the Boccaccio Project to provide some artistic responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ten composers were commissioned to write brief solo works, with the remotely recorded pieces to be premiered online in June 2020.
Premiere Date: FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2020 at 8:00 PM
Composer Erin Rogers has been paired with flutist Erin Lesser of the Wet Ink Ensemble to write a new work for solo flute, entitled Hello World.
Erin Lesser, flute
About the work
Orbiting a sonic portal to the outer world, a flutist self-arranges within a mirrored video frame. The face-to-face encounter sets the scene for introduction, reintroduction, and exploration.
~ Erin Rogers