MELIA WATRAS: SCHUMANN RESONANCES
for viola and piano (2015)

World Premiere: Melia Watras, viola; Winston Choi, piano; January 26, 2016, Seattle, WA

Duration: 5:17

Program Notes:

Watras: Schumann Resonances
She searches...
Looking inside the boxes That she loves.

She reaches... Resonating electricity
In a long-awaited breath.

She (se)arches...
In time,
Lightning, glowing, radiating...

She (re)aches...
“Will you put on the Schumann and Stay with me?”

by Michael Jinsoo Lim
© 2016 by Michael Jinsoo Lim

Many thanks to the extraordinary pianists Winston Choi and Cristina Valdés for their
friendship and support.

—Melia Watras

 
 Melia Watras and Winston Choi in rehearsal for the recording of  Schumann Resonances  Photo by Michael Jinsoo Lim

Melia Watras and Winston Choi in rehearsal for the recording of Schumann Resonances
Photo by Michael Jinsoo Lim