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Announcing 2019 Chelsea Music Festival Composers!

The Chelsea Music Festival is thrilled to announce The Clara Schumann Ten to honor the legacy of pianist and composer Clara Schumann, her 200th anniversary, as well as the Festival's 10th season. The Clara Schumann Ten is comprised of a distinguished group of women composers from around the globe commissioned by the Festival; they are Jane Antonia Cornish, Helen Grime, Binna Kim, Jessica Mays, Santa Ratniece, Kathryn Salfelder, Aigerim Seilova, Nicky Sohn, Augusta Read Thomas, and Liliya Ugay.

Over the course of the ten day Festival (June 6-15, 2019), world premieres will be featured by this ten composers. These commissions will range from works for solo piano and accompanied song to collaborations with visual artists as well as a Requiem for chorus, orchestra, and soprano. Join us in welcoming these ten incredible composers and their much anticipated music this summer!

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