ACA News and Events
-- "Aims of the Alliance," from ACA Bulletin, Vol 1, No. 1, April 1938
The UC Davis Early Music Ensemble, William Cooper, Director, will perform the premiere of Ross Bauer's Agnus Dei at the Episcopal Church of Saint Martin in Davis, California, as well as a new work by Nicaraguan-American composer and guitarist Gabriel José Bolaños Chamorro, among others.
Gabriel Bolaños Chamorro: Grottes d’Arcy-sur-Cure
Alex Van Gils and Claudio Monteverdi: Cruda Amarilli
Ross Bauer: Agnus Dei
William David Cooper: Leonce und Lena
a five-minute opera based on a play by Georg Büchner
Carrie Hennessey (Lena)
Omari Tau (Leonce)
Jonathan Spatola-Knoll, conductor
The Violin in Stefan’s Life
Date and Time: Monday, May 11 @ 8 pm
Location: Cary Hall, DiMenna Center, 450 W. 37th, NYC
Tickets: $20 General Admission/$10 for Students and Seniors. Pay by cash/check at the door or make reservations by calling (212) 873-3258. For more info contact www.wolpe.org.
Wolpe: Second Piece for Violin Alone, Tagore Songs from “Gitanjali,” Sonata for Violin and Piano
Martin Brody: (G) Corona, for piano
Morton Feldman: The Viola in My Life 3
Andy Laster: String Trio
Raoul Pleskow: Zwei Albumblätter for saxophone
Dates and Times: May 13, 18, and 20, 2015
Locations: Various; visit this link for complete concert listing
Tickets: Contact the Educational Bridge Project for more information
ACA supports the artistry of guitarist Aaron Larget-Caplan, who will be performing works by American composers this year at the Annual Russian-American Festival “Days of American Culture in Russia.” The Educational Bridge Project’s biannual Russian-American festival opens on Wednesday, May 13th, and runs through Sunday, May 24th, in Moscow and St. Petersburg. This celebrates the 27th time the Educational Bridge Project brings together Russians and Americans for a series of performances, master-classes, lectures, and other cultural events in both Russia and the United States.
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