MERGING VOICES is a collaborative project between Fonema Consort and the contemporary vocal ensemble Voix de Stras', based in Strasbourg, France. The collaboration includes the commission of four pieces by composers based both in Chicago (Pablo Chin and Morgan Krauss) and Strasbourg (Clara Olivares and Ivan Solano) and are composed specifically for members of both ensembles.
MERGING VOICES focuses on the ensembles common commitment to explore vocal possibilities in the music of today.
ABOUT VOIX DE STRAS'
Voix de Stras' is a vocal ensemble based in Strasbourg, France, which focuses on music by contemporary composers. Voix de Stras' has given world premieres of works by François-Bernard Mâche, Christophe Bertrand, and others. In 2009, it released its first recording, "Voix de Strass."