Radius EnsembleThe Radius Ensemble will perform music by David Froom, Beethoven, Jonathan Bailey Holland, and Sicilian composer Enzo Rao Camemi, at the Longy School of Music in Harvard Square.
David Froom’s Circling, in which two instruments converse, dance, and duel with each other over the course of three movements, revealing their own “voices” and the harmonies and dissonances they create together.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s artists in residence perform “the music of our times” inspired by the museum’s exhibitions and collections. Christopher Kendall, leading musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra and other accomplished artists, is excited to present a special fortieth-anniversary season.
The Consort kicks off its season with a tribute to the exhibition Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, presenting works that push the boundaries of art. This performance highlights composers Nicholas Maw, David Froom, Stephen Jaffe, and Caroline Shaw.
Admission is by suggested donation of $15. Tickets are available at the door.
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Social Band, an a cappella choir based in Burlington, Vermont, will premiere a new work by Thomas L. Read this month. Social Band “presents choral music to the public, encourages new compositions especially by local composers, and fosters the joyful and thought-provoking expression of music.” Read’s work, Late And Soon: Six Climate Choruses a cappella, is in six movements: Twilight, Resistance, Bike Politic, Savor, Winter Green, and One Hundred Years to Come.
Tallin-basedEnsemble U: will be in residence at St. Cloud State University(MN) November 1 – 3, 2015. During their residency, Ensemble U: will present workshops on entrepreneurship, improvisation, and visual music. The residency will culminate in a concert of electroacoustic works by U.S. and Estonian composers, featuring four world premieres. Sponsored by the SCSU School of the Arts Creative Series and the Fuller Residency Fund. All activities take place in Gant Recital Hall in the Performing Arts Center, are free, and open to the public.
Ensemble U: (Taavi Kerikmäe, piano; Levi-Danel Mägila, violoncello; Tarmo Johannes, flute; Merje Roomere, violin; Helena Tuuling, clarinet; Vambola Krigul, percussion)
Hear Louis Karchin's Ancient Scenes, on poetry of Seamus Heaney, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, and soprano solo. Seamus Heaney The Rain Stick, Lightenings i, iv, Settings xxiv, Used by permission of Faber & Faber, London
Chamber Music of Lawrence Dillon Performed by Garth Newel Piano Quartet on October 28 at Appomattox Regional Governor's School in Petersburg, Virginia
Lawrence Dillon’s What Happened for violin, viola, cello, and piano will be presented by the Garth Newel Piano Quartet as part of their October 28 at 7:00 PM concert at Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts & Technology, 512 West Washington Street in Petersburg, Virginia.
ACA's 2015-16 season is supported by the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University, the Fund for Creative Communities of the State of New York, and BMI. Please help support new music projects with your tax-deductible contribution