World-renowned percussionist Lisa Pegher takes part in a residency with students of the UCLA Composition area culminating in a concert of their works specially composed for and performed by Lisa. Also on the program will be the premiere of "Lacrimae Angeli," written by the co-chair of the UCLA Composition area, Richard Danielpour. Professor Danielpour is the Susan G. Covel and Mitchel D. Covel, M.D., Chair in Music (2021–2024)
This program is made possible by the Joyce S. and Robert U. Nelson Fund. Robert Uriel Nelson was a revered musicologist and music professor at UCLA, who, together with his wife, established a generous endowment for the university to make programs like this possible.