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Dai Fujikura's “Longing from Afar” — WORLD PREMIERE
Seeded by usuo on 23 Jun 2020
Author: Utah Symphony & Utah Opera
You know when you’re on a Zoom call and your connection cuts out? We tried that with our orchestra with awesome results. ?? “Longing from Afar” is a piece by Dai Fujikura which we recorded using video conferencing software. “As a result of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, I was considering how all musicians make sound together even when we are all physically far apart…[performing] at home due to lockdown,” said Fujikura. “Inspired by this, I designed this work to be performed with a conductor, which is unlike many other open score works. The conductor has a direct influence on the sound of the music working ensemble with other musicians.” Learn more about this piece here: :: DONATIONS :: We humbly ask you to consider making a donation to support Utah Symphony | Utah Opera. Canceling and postponing performances between March and August has resulted in a significant loss of ticket revenue while our expenses have remained. We want to keep in touc