Lorelei Ensemble to Showcase Julia Wolfe’s ‘Her Story’ in Boston

By David Salazar

The Lorelei Ensemble is set to present Julia Wolfe’s “Her Story” on March 16-18, 2023.

The showcase, which will represent the Northeast Premiere performance of the work, will feature the Boston Symphony Orchestra under conductor Giancarlo Guerrero. There will be a total of three performances during the run.

The work was written for the Lorelei Ensemble and features words “of historical figures and the spirit of pivotal moments to pay tribute to the centuries of ongoing struggle for equal rights for women in America.” The work lasts 30 minutes.

The world premiere took place with the Nashville Symphony; those performances were recorded and will be released in the coming months.

Prior to the performances, the Lorelei Ensemble will join artist Suzanne Bocanegra and actor Lili Taylor for “Honor” at the Institute of Contemporary Art on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023. The ensemble will also join forces with Boston Ballet” for “Our Journey” on April 6-16, 2023. That event will showcase music by Debussy and Sfjan Stevens.