Can a TED event be scored as an operetta utilizing the night's talks? Composer and conductor J. Ashley Miller answers the question beautifully with this wonderfully eclectic performance. The piece was performed live at TEDxKC 2015 as the evening's finale.

Music by Susan Kander Recorded in concert January 25, 2019 The 1900 Building, Kansas City, Mo. Victoria Botero, soprano Jacob Ashworth, violin Michael Compitello, percussion Presented by The Cecilia Series and The 1900 Building Commissioned by Thomas Stroik and Steve Paul In Memoriam, Michelle Boisseau




Concert to Come: Victoria Botero presents ‘The Music of Susan Kander’ - KC Studio, Libby Hanssen, December 28, 2018 - Feature Article. “The concert, on Jan. 25 at the 1900 Building, is part of a larger cycle of music by women conceived, produced and performed by Victoria Botero.”

Sister, Sing: Songs of Women Reveal Commonalities, Not Conflicts - The Independent, Paul Horseley, July 14, 2017   - Feature article. "The Victoria Botero Ensemble bravely takes on three sets of songs, some dating back more than a millennium, traditionally sung by women in Muslim, Sephardic and Armenian cultures"

KC soprano Victoria Botero’s transcultural ‘Morena’ program tells tales of persistence - The Kansas City Star, Patrick Neas, July 16, 2017   - Feature article. "Ever since moving to Kansas City in 2002, soprano Victoria Sofia Botero has made a mark on the local music scene."