In conjunction with its Project W initiativewhich makes bold steps for gender equity in classical musicChicago Sinfonietta announced performances of "Hear Me Roar" at Wentz Concert Hall ( 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, March 11, at 3 p.m. ) and at Symphony Center ( 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. ).
Chicago Sinfonietta music director Maestro Mei-Ann Chen will conduct. The program includes Dances in the Canebrakes, by Florence B. Price; Dance Card, by Jennifer Higdon; #MeToo, by Reena Esmail; and Symphony in F sharp minor, Op. 41, by Dora Pejacevic.
Tickets range from $20-$99 for concerts at Symphony Center and $49-$62 for concerts at North Central College, with special $10 pricing available for students at both concerts. Call 312-284-1554 or visit ChicagoSinfonietta.org .
Related information at www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Chicago-Sinfoniettas-Hear-Me-Roar-features-Jennifer-Higdon-among-women-composers/62010.html .