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SVMF 2016: Songs My Mother Taught Me

Silicon Valley Music Festival

Silicon Valley Music Festival SVMF 2016: Songs My Mother Taught Me

The 5th Annual Silicon Valley Music Festival presents "Musical Genealogy", tracing the lineage of our favorite composers, and those they influenced.

The 2016 Festival's Opening Night showcases Opera star, Malinda Haslett and the great American fathers of song. As prolific composers of song, Aaron Copland, Lee Hoiby, Samuel Barber and Charles Ives both created and revitalized American songs that have been passed down from generations.

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Aaron Copland

Old American Songs I

Lee Hoiby

Three Songs for Soprano

Samuel Barber

Knoxville Summer of 1915

Charles Ives

Selections from 114 Songs