Poetry in Motion—Episode 1

World Premiere by Composer-in-Residence Viet Cuong.


California Symphony premieres a series of three free virtual concerts inspired by poetry, premiering on three consecutive Saturdays in May. Each episode will run 20 to 45 mins.

Viet Cuong (Young American Composer-in-Residence, 2020–2023)—Next Week’s Trees (World Premiere). This commission is inspired by poet Mary Oliver’s Walking To Oak-Head Pond, And Thinking Of The Ponds I Will Visit In The Next Days And Weeks.