ACA News and Events
-- "Aims of the Alliance," from ACA Bulletin, Vol 1, No. 1, April 1938
Date and Time: Saturday, May 2 @ 7:30 pm
Location: Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St., NYC
Tickets: $15 General Admission/$10 for Students and Seniors
Tickets are purchased at the door only; venue opens to the public at 7 pm
Featured performers: Charles Abramovic, piano; Cynthia Folio, flute; Mari Kimura, violin; Nicholas McNamara, tenor saxophone
ACA composer T.J. Anderson will premiere a new choral piece with lyrics by former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky with the choir of the First Parish in Concord. The premiere is part of The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee's (UUSC) 75th Anniversary Gala Celebration to be held at the Westin Hotel Ballroom, 70 Third Avenue, in Waltham, MA. The gala also features a preview of a new film about UUSC's history and future, paying tribute to several of the individuals rescued by UUSC's founders from Nazi-occupied Europe in 1940.
Lewis Nielson will be premiering a new work on April 27 at 8pm at the Zipper Concert Hall as part of an event by Monday Evening Concerts, spotlighting the composer and his work. Performers include the Formalist Quartet, Jonathan Hepfer, percussion, and Alice Teyssier, soprano.
Lewis Nielson Portrait
Monday, April 27, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
Zipper Concert Hall at the Colburn School
200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Gheorghe Costinescu: 45 Years in New York City
A Multi-Media Retrospective of composer Gheorghe Costinescu, in his 80th-birthday year;
with some of New York's most important contemporary music artists, including:
Lucy Shelton, soprano
Yungee Rhie, soprano
Stephen Gosling, piano
Cyrus Stevens, violin
Aaron Kahn, trumpet
Voxare String Quartet
Jeremy Gill, conductor
Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 8:00pm
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Reception following the concert
Date and Time: April 23, 2015 @ 7:30 PM
Location: University of Miami Weeks Center for Recording and Performance, Clarke Recital Hall - Frost Opera Theater
Admission: Free to all
The Death of Webern
An Opera in Two Acts
Music by Michael Dellaira, Libretto by J. D. McClatchy
Alan Johnson, artistic director
Featuring U. of Miami Voice Faculty: Tony Boutté, Maria Denison, Esther Jane Hardenbergh, Kevin Short, and Alan Johnson plus Frost Opera Theater Alumni and Students
On Friday, April 17 at 8:00 PM, Daria Semegen and friends presented a dazzling program of electronic music sound sculptures, virtuoso instrumental performance, and video projection - at Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University. It was the 41st Annual Concert (free event) presented by the SBU Electronic Music Studio. The program included works by Tatsuya Tasaki, Taylor D. Ackley, Keenan Zach, Jonathon Kustin, Daniel A. Weymouth, Daria Semegen, Dylan Ebrahimian, Antonio Pellegrino, Phillip Baldwin, Juan Sorrentino, and Greg Mulzet.
"SO FAR" Works by Robert Ceely from 1992-2013, most recorded live at Jordan Hall in Boston, include pieces for chamber chorus, brass quintet, piano, songs for soprano and piano, solo bass clarinet and big band.
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 8 pm
Location: Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
Tickets: $20 General Admission/$10 Students/Senior Citizens
Tickets available at Carnegie Hall’s website, through CarnegieCharge at (212) 247-8000, or at the box office at 57th St. and 7th Ave.
The New York Composers' Circle will present "Music for Winds and Piano" on Tuesday, April 21, at St. Peter's Church
at the Citicorp Center (Lexington Ave. at 54th Street in Manhattan). The concert will feature the following works: