Co-conceived by composer Lisa Bielawa and soprano Susan Narucki, Chance Encounter is an experiment in bringing the music of our time to audiences in public spaces. This video, by Lisa Giuditti, includes excerpts from the work and documents the world premiere performance in Seward Park. featuring The Knights Chamber Orchestra and Susan Narucki.
Chance Encounter is a 35 minute piece for soprano and ensemble written by Lisa Bielawa. The text for the piece is an assemblage of words and fragments of conversation overheard in public spaces, collected by Bielawa and Narucki. Chance Encounter is a project of the Creative Capital Foundation.