You may know composer Mari Isabel Valverde from her work “When Thunder Comes,” or “Patterns on the Snow,” which was an ACDA consortium from 2016. Many know Ms. Valverde from her music that connects to equity… or, perhaps because of one of her identities as Mexican-American or transgender. And yes, she is a leader in […]
Mari Esabel Valverde
#39: Friday, December 28, 2018
“Look Down, Fair Moon” by Mari Esabel Valverde
Text by Walt Whitman
SSA div, piano
This hauntingly-beautiful work by composer Mari Esabel Valverde offers a contemplative (and accessible!) take on Whitman’s elegy for the fallen. It is ideal for concerts focusing on reflection, reconciliation, war/peace, and the social costs of violence.