Art Songs and Arias, composers-curated event at National Opera Center, 4pm, Oct. 21


Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

L to R: Brooks, Austin, Rockmaker, Jacobs, Beerman, Kroeger, Cameron-Wolfe

American Composers Alliance Co-Presents:  Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 4pm at the National Opera Center/Opera America in New York City (7th Avenue between 28th and 29th St.) as we present an incredible variety of Songs and Arias from our collection. Poetry and texts from the liturgy, Adelbert von Chamisso, Amy Lowell, Elizabeth Barrett Browning,  James Brasfield, Oscar Wilde, and Philip Markowicz are employed by composers Jody Rockmaker, Elizabeth Austin, Richard Cameron-Wolfe, Edward Jacobs, Richard Brooks, Karl Kroeger, and Burton Beerman.  In addition, some of New York's most incredible women will be singing at this concert:  Jacquie Horner-Kwiatek, Linda McClain, Elisabeth Halliday, Sharon Harms, Gina Cuffari, and Andrea Rae Markowicz.  The concert is free and begins at 4pm on the 7th floor of the National Opera Center's Scorca Hall.  We look forward to seeing you - reception following.

Full program and list of artists scheduled:

Lucy Shelton will reprise her premiere performance of Nine Portraits from the Wild, by Gheorghe Costinescu, Nov. 4


Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
Lucy Shelton, Soprano

Featuring Soprano Lucy Shelton, 21st Century Consort's upcoming season concert on Nov. 4 at the Smithsonian Institution in D.C. connects with the Smithsonian's exhibit:  Mexican artist influenced by Picasso; shared common interests with younger American artists including Jackson Pollock and Adolph Gottlieb, indigenous art, mythical themes, increasingly non-representational imagery, and the anxieties of World War II. Tamayo’s fierce and symbolic animal paintings and artworks evoking celestial themes from the 1940s are a special focus of the exhibition.

Mario Lavista
Cuaderno de Viaje
Shulamit Ran
Moon Songs
Missy Mazzoli
Magic with Everyday Objects
Gheorghe Costinescu
Nine Portraits from the Wild
Gabriela Ortiz
Vitrales de Ambar

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Louis Karchin - October music performances


Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

Upcoming performances of music by Louis Karchin:

Sunday, Oct. 1,  pianist Steven Drury will perform Lyrics II on a program at 3 PM at the Lehigh University's Zoellner Center for the Arts along with Ives' monumental Concord Sonata.  

Thursday, Oct. 12, the new Avery Fisher Center at Bobst Library, NYU (70 Washington Square South), celebrates its opening with a concert at 6 PM focused on electronic works, and will include EXCURSIONS for viola and electronics, with Lois Martin  performing this piece, which was written for her.

BGSU New Music Festival 2017 coming up Oct. 18-21, music of Robert Gibson, Marilyn Shrude


Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

The 2017 Bowling Green New Music & ART Festival - MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music
October 18-21 Featuring guest composers STEVEN MACKEY and SARAH KIRKLAND SNIDER and guest ensemble LATITUDE 49.
Various concerts through the festival will include music by -Dai Fujikura, Peter Eötvös, Marissa DiPronio, and Chin-Ting Chan.
Also, Roger Zare, Takuma Itoh, Dai Fujikura, Christopher Dietz and Jason Eckardt, Anthony Donofrio, Dan VanHassel, Alex Temple, Mario Diaz de Leon, and Matt Marks,
Steven Stucky, James Romig, Robert Morris, Marilyn Shrude, Jonathan Newman, John Mackey, and Emily Custer, among others.


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