“How often in today’s vocal music do we find ourselves surprised, truly touched by simple, unpredictably expressive music? In My Mother in Love . . . Anna Weesner reaches the listener uninsistently and indelibly from a fresh musical source as natural as it is mysterious.”

—American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Music, on awarding Weesner the Virgil Thomson Award for Vocal Music


Two new recordings are on their way into the world: one is an album of chamber music for winds and strings and the other is a new studio version of My Mother in Love. Details forthcoming . . .

Daedalus Quartet with oboist James Austin Smith perform Love Story in Six Parts at Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, 3.2.23 at 6:00 pm (short concert with no intermission)