JACK will perform Amy William’s Richter Textures, recently composed for and recorded by the quartet. The program will also include Andrew Greenwald’s revolutionary A thing is a hole in a thing it is not. as well as the world premiere of David Liptak’s String Quartet No. 3. To close the show, JACK will tackle Elliott Carter’s rarely performed and explosively challenging String Quartet No. 3.
ACA News and Events
-- "Aims of the Alliance," from ACA Bulletin, Vol 1, No. 1, April 1938
Louis Karchin will premiere his new work Luminous Fields at a concert at the Barnes Foundation. The concert is part of an exciting new series of contemporary classical music presented by Philadelphia’s acclaimed Network for New Music. World-class composers meet world-renowned art as American virtuosos like Stephen Hartke (LA), Louis Karchin (NYC), Kristin Kuster (Ann Arbor), and Jeremy Gill (Boston) debut unforgettable chamber performances inspired by the legendary art and architecture at the Barnes. The evening includes short talks and access to the permanent collection. Cocktails and light fare are also available for purchase.
The full premiere of "The End of It" by composer John Eaton, will be Jan. 24, 2015 by the Contempo Ensemble, which consists of two amazing groups: Eighth Blackbird and the Pacifica Quartet, to which the composer has added the harpist, Alison Attar, and soprano Sharon Harms. The composition was commissioned in celebration of the University of Chicago's Contemporary Chamber Players 50th anniversary, and features texts from Dante's Paradiso and the poetry of John Donne, Karen Swenson and Frederick Borsch.
The program, at Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th Street Chicago, IL will also feature music by Lee Hyla, Ralph Shapey, Shulamit Ran, and Huck Hodge.
Season 22 for newEar Contemporary Music Ensemble, Kansas City, MO -
Main Series Concert 1
Saturday, February 21, 2014 - 8pm (pre-concert talk at 7:15 pm)
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church
4501 Walnut St, Kansas City, MO 64111
Lansing McLoskey – The Unreal City (2011)
Eun Young Lee – a quiet way (2006, 2012)
(Winner of the newEar Composer Competition)
Kaija Saariaho – Serenatas (2008)
Helmut Lachenmann – Pression (1970)
Robert Carl - Quantum Dances (2010)
American Composers Alliance (ACA) Music for Piano, and Holiday Party
Tenri Gallery, New York City
Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Pianists: Marc Peloquin, Yael Manor, and Christopher Oldfather (with Fredrica Wyman)
Sample of piano music by Lionel Nowak "Capriccio"
Sample of piano piece by Otto Luening, written for Lionel Nowak "Right Hand Path"
Performances of T. L. Read's Lightning Galop, an orchestral fanfare commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 80th season will open concerts by the VSO, conducted by Anthony Princiotti.
December 12 (Barre Opera House, Barre, VT) 7:30pm
December 13 (Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT) 7:30pm
December 14 (Paramount Theatre, Rutland, VT) 3:00pm
NOVEMBER 20TH, 2014 concert at 8 PM ( Reception at 7PM)
EVOLUTIONS: SHIFTING SONIC LANDSCAPES
THE DIMENNA CENTER, Cary Hall, 450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018 (212) 594-6100
Ecce’s season opener at the DiMenna Center on Thursday November 20th explores the shifting landscapes of the contemporary American scene. Jason Eckardt’s politically charged Rendition tackles the issue of military use of torture, while Reiko Fueting’s light asleep, is a philosophical treatise on memory, disembodiment and the artists’ existential crisis, inspired by the Jean Paul Richter quote,
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The Arizona Contemporary Music Ensemble
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
at Arizona State University
Simone Mancuso, Director
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Katzin Concert Hall (Location link)
Arizona State University School of Music
50 Gammage Parkway, Tempe, AZ
New music of Martin Boykan, Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy, David Froom, Tom Flaherty, Karl Kroeger, Daniel Perlongo, Phillip Rhodes,
Jody Rockmaker, and Beth Wiemann. Free Admission.