The evening will begin with a wine reception showcasing Italian wines from Roca della Masie, Stella & Mosca, St Michael Eppan, and Zenato and Prosecco from Enrico, Toffoli, and Zardetto, followed by a thrilling concert of The Art of Love (Into the Labyrinth), Ray Luedeke’s original, virtuosic score for two pianos and a text adapted from an ancient manual banned for two thousand years, Ovid’s The Art of Love.
Deborah Cornell of Boston University will be presenting excerpts from Elliott Schwartz's Darwin's Dream II for video and chamber ensemble, at the Southern Graphics International Printmaking Conference in San Francisco on March 29. The panel "Synapse" will be part of the conference-- Bridges -- and will investigate the intersections between traditional and emerging technologies in graphics and printmaking.
The musical work, first performed in 2010, is designed for performance as a multi-media “event,” employing visual projections of art work by Dorothy Schwartz and recorded sounds
Last month, the African American Arts Institute at Indiana University, along with the Jacobs School of Music and the Archives of African American Music and Culture, presented a number of events to celebrate the works of black composers. This included a library exhibit and the latest in the “Extensions of the Tradition” concert series on Sunday, February 23rd in Auer Hall on the campus of Indiana University.
Featured works included “Three Fanfares for Four Trumpets” by American Neo-classical composer Ulysses Kay and “Five Negro Melodies for Piano Trio” by early 20th-century English composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor.
More recent works were performed, including H. Leslie Adams‘ cantata “Hymn to Freedom,” conducted by JSOM music student Ronald Nash, and Valerie Capers’ “Songs of the Seasons,” for soprano, cello, and piano.
Director Dr. Charles E. Sykes said that this year’s concert focused exclusively on chamber works written by black composers. The concert was performed exclusively by students from the well-known Jacobs School of Music.
Ensemble Mise-En with Washington Square Contemporary Music Society presents the world premeire of Tableaux for piano and 10 instruments, by Brian Fennelly, on Friday, March 28th at Tenri. Dorothy Chan will be the piano soloist, and Mark Loria will conduct the ensemble.
Tenri Cultural Center
43A West 13th St, New York, NY 10011
Reiko Fueting: new work for chamber orchestra (world premiere)
Brian Fennelly: Tableaux (world premiere)
Isang Yun: Oktet (1978, NY premiere)
Clara Latham: new work for mezzo-soprano and string quartet (world premiere)
Enno Poppe: Herz (2002, US premiere)
GPS Lady for clarinet, viola, and piano will be a featured work in a music@watson concert by the Espina-Browne-Shteinberg Trio on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:30 PM in Watson Hall.
The piece came about through an innovative composer and performer-developed commissioning idea. Read about it at Lawrence Dillon’s An Infinite Number of Curves blog at http://www.sequenza21.com/dillon/?p=1347.
Also on the program are trios for clarinet, viola and piano by Mozart,
Schumann and Kurtág, a North Carolina Premiere by UNCSA composer Kenneth
Frazelle and a US premiere of a work by Daniel Weymouth for clarinet
solo. The Espina-Browne-Shteinberg Trio made a successful debut at the
Treetops Chamber Music Society in 2013. Performers will be Oskar Espina-Ruiz, clarinet, Sheila Browne, viola and Dmitri Shteinberg, piano.
Tickets are $15 and $13 for students with valid ID. For reservations, call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945, or visit http://www.uncsa.edu/performances to purchase tickets online.
ABC's of Song: Songs of Adams, Barber and Copland. Art Song and Artistry: A program of three song cycles: "Five Millay Songs" by Leslie Adams; "Hermit Songs" by Samuel Barber; "Old American Songs: by Aaron Copland. Darryl Taylor, director. Presented by the University of California Irvine Vocal Arts. Winifred Smith Hall, UC Irvine, CA.
Outstanding CTSA students perform important song cycles by noted American composers, including Millay Songs (on poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay) by H. Leslie Adams, Hermit Songs by Samuel Barber, and Old American Songs by Aaron Copland. Winifred Smith Hall 8:00 p.m.
Lyric Center for the Arts
514 Chestnut St W,
Made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Experiments in Opera returns to the Abrons Arts Center Underground Theater to premiere Radio Operas – a collection of six 10-15 minute works that explore a wide range of stories highlighting the composers’ interests in Modern abstractionism, science fiction, melodrama, satire, hallucinatory experiences, scientific discoveries, and pop culture icons.
Featured works: 'Ping' by John King, 'The Mutt' by Matthew Welch, 'Thomas Paine in Violence' by Paul Pinto, 'The Collector' by Aaron Siegel, 'I Need Space' by Jason Cady and Ann Heppermann, and 'These Walls Can Talk' by Jonathan Mitchell.
Featured performers: Joan LaBarbara, Vince B. Vincent, Erin Flannery, Jamie Jordan – vocals; John King - viola and electronics; James Moore, Taylor Levine and Mary Halvorson – guitar; Matt Evans - percussion; Matthew Welch, Aaron Siegel – spoken voice; Karl Larson – piano; Jason Cady – modular synthesizer; Ed Herbstman, Dennis