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Song of Houston - From My Mother's Mother

Saturday November 3, 2012 - Friday November 9, 2012

 



Overview

MFAH has offered free admission on Sunday, November 4 to those attending From My Mother's Mother.
To receive complimentary general museum admission on the day of this program, please print this flyer and show it to the staff at any of the museum's admissions desks and ask for a ticket to the program. Download Flyer


As part of its Song of Houston: East + West initiative, HGOco presents From my Mother's Mother by Jeeyoung Kim (composer) and Janine Joseph (librettist).

A hot bowl of seaweed soup-also known as birthday soup-is traditionally prepared for new Korean mothers for twenty-one days to aid in their recovery. From my Mother's Mother follows the passing down and rejection of this tradition through four generations of Korean-American women.

All performances are free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 1 p.m. - Korean Festival at Discovery Green (1500 McKinney Street)

Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2 p.m - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Brown Auditorium, 1001 Bissonnet Street)
Click here to reserve seats.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 6 p.m. - Houston Public Library, Downtown (Auditorium, 500 McKinney Street)

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12 p.m. - University of Houston, Quintero Theatre (133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell) 
Click here to reserve seats.

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 7 p.m. - University of Houston, Quintero Theatre (133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell) 
Click here to reserve seats.

Click here for more information about Song of Houston, or call 713-546-0230.

Cast/Creative Team

Cast

Hyo Na Kim*
Hal-Mo-Ni

Mika Shigematsu
Om-Ma

Hana Park*
Soo-Yun

Lee Gregory*
Jensen

Creative Team

Jeeyong Kim*
Composer

Janine Joseph*
Librettist

Na Jung Jin*
Chamber Ensemble (Gayageum)

Chloé Trevor, Chloé
Chamber Ensemble (Violin)

Matthew Dudzik
Chamber Ensemble (Cello)

Izumi Miyahara
Chamber Ensemble (Flute)

James Johnson
Chamber Ensemble (Clarinet)

Robert McCullagh
Chamber Ensemble (Percussion)

David Hanlon***
Music Director

E. Loren Meeker
Director

Ryan McGettigan
Set Designer

Macy Perrone
Costume Designer

Brooke Marrero
Stage Manager

Katie Creeggan
Assistant Stage Manager

Yoojin Lee
Musical Preparation

Keith Weber
Musical Preparation

* HGO debut
** HGO Studio Artist
*** Former HGO Studio Artist

MFAH has offered free admission on Sunday, November 4 to those attending From My Mother's Mother.
To receive complimentary general museum admission on the day of this program, please print this flyer and show it to the staff at any of the museum's admissions desks and ask for a ticket to the program. Download Flyer


As part of its Song of Houston: East + West initiative, HGOco presents From my Mother's Mother by Jeeyoung Kim (composer) and Janine Joseph (librettist).

A hot bowl of seaweed soup-also known as birthday soup-is traditionally prepared for new Korean mothers for twenty-one days to aid in their recovery. From my Mother's Mother follows the passing down and rejection of this tradition through four generations of Korean-American women.

All performances are free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 1 p.m. - Korean Festival at Discovery Green (1500 McKinney Street)

Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 2 p.m - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (Brown Auditorium, 1001 Bissonnet Street)
Click here to reserve seats.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 6 p.m. - Houston Public Library, Downtown (Auditorium, 500 McKinney Street)

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12 p.m. - University of Houston, Quintero Theatre (133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell) 
Click here to reserve seats.

Friday, November 9, 2012 at 7 p.m. - University of Houston, Quintero Theatre (133 Cynthia Woods Mitchell) 
Click here to reserve seats.

Click here for more information about Song of Houston, or call 713-546-0230.

Cast

Hyo Na Kim*
Hal-Mo-Ni

Mika Shigematsu
Om-Ma

Hana Park*
Soo-Yun

Lee Gregory*
Jensen

Creative Team

Jeeyong Kim*
Composer

Janine Joseph*
Librettist

Na Jung Jin*
Chamber Ensemble (Gayageum)

Chloé Trevor, Chloé
Chamber Ensemble (Violin)

Matthew Dudzik
Chamber Ensemble (Cello)

Izumi Miyahara
Chamber Ensemble (Flute)

James Johnson
Chamber Ensemble (Clarinet)

Robert McCullagh
Chamber Ensemble (Percussion)

David Hanlon***
Music Director

E. Loren Meeker
Director

Ryan McGettigan
Set Designer

Macy Perrone
Costume Designer

Brooke Marrero
Stage Manager

Katie Creeggan
Assistant Stage Manager

Yoojin Lee
Musical Preparation

Keith Weber
Musical Preparation

* HGO debut
** HGO Studio Artist
*** Former HGO Studio Artist

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