Earthrise for Musical Saw and String Quartet 2017

Earthrise by Jake Heggie. Commissioned by the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, Aloysia Friedmann, Artistic Director.

The work honors Bill Anders, Apollo 8 astronaut, photographer of the iconic photo, OICMF patron, and saw fan.

Premiered August, 2017. Performed by Anita Orne (saw) and the Miro Quartet (Daniel Ching – violin, William Fedkenheuer – violin, John Largess – viola, Joshua Gindele – cello) with fiber art designed and created by Geoffrey Shilling.