David Liptak's CONSTELLATIONS performed by pianist Eunmi Ko at the San Francisco International Piano Festival

Date: 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:30pm

San Francisco International Piano Festival

Eunmi Ko performs Bela Bartok's Night Music, selections from David Liptak's Constellations, and Robert Schumann's Nachtstücke, followed by Liszt's epic Sonata in b minor performed by Jiyang Chen.

Freight & Salvage  2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704  (510) 644-2020

Tickets are $26 in advance/$30 at the door.

Staunton Music Fesival PIANO EXTRAVAGANZA, presenting David Liptak's PIANO ROLL BLUES

Date: 

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 12:00pm

Staunton Music Festival's "Piano Extravaganza"

 

 

 

Scriabin   Nocturne, for left hand alone
Eggert   from Haemmerklavier
Haney   Three-Hand piece
Debussy   from Petite Suite, for four hands
Randall   It’s all right, for five hands
Rachmaninoff   Valse, Op. 11, for six hands
Liptak   Piano Roll Blues, for seven hands
Lavignac   Galop-March, for eight hands

BGSU New Music Festival 2017 coming up Oct. 18-21

Date: 

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.

National Flute Association honors David Froom and Laura Schwendinger with commissions, NFA Convention 2017

Date: 

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 12:00pm

The 45th Annual National Flute Association Convention will be held August 10-13, 2017 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This year’s convention celebrates the diversity of the NFA membership, featuring varied musical traditions from jazz to world music, Baroque flute to flute choir, low flutes to piccolo, and tried-and-true standards to world premieres.  2017 features commissioned works for the high school and young artist competitions, this year by David Froom ("Ribbons") and Laura Schwendinger ("Aurora"). Former honorees of these awards include Marilyn Bliss and Lansing McLoskey.  This year will also feature a premiere of a large ensemble work by Harvey Sollberger. 

Shanghai Symphony shines with music of Aaron Avshalomov August 20, 22, 24, 27

Date: 

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

On Aug. 20, for the first time ever, a Chinese symphony orchestra is performing at LUCERNE FESTIVAL. The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra under music director Long Yu, with musicians from Asia have planned a program of three Russian composers, including early ACA composer Aaron Avshalomov, born in 1894, who served as a professor at the Shanghai Conservatory, where he taught from 1919 on. Avshalomov was one of the founders of China’s Western musical tradition. His tone poem Hutongs of Peking captures the sounds and voices that once echoed through the narrow alleys of the Chinese capital.

The Symphony will also be performing the Avshalomov tone poem with various European and Chinese works at other European venues this summer:

Tirol Summer Festival in Mühlgraben, Austria - August 22

Wolkenturm Grafenegg 10, 3485  Grafenegg Festival - August 24th The annual festival takes place on the grounds of Grafenegg Castle near Vienna.

Elbphilharmonie Summer Festival in Hamburg - August 27th (sold out)

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras in China, or even in Asia, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO) was founded in 1879 as the Shanghai Public Band.

Nightsongs by H. Leslie Adams, complete set of 6 Lieder, to be performed in Munich, Sept. 16

Date: 

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

Thomas Stimmel Bass Baritone, and  Prof. Philipp Vogler Piano, will present an evening of classical vocal music by African-American composers at Rainier-Maria-Rilke Gymasium Concert Hall in Munich.

 Program

Henry Thacker BurleighThe Jungle Flower
Kaschmir I Song
Among the Fuchsias
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor A Lament
When I'm dead
Live and death
Julia Perry                       Stabat Mater (Streichquartett)
Harrison Leslie AdamsNight
Songs (6 Lieder)

Steven Sacco's new bass trombone piece, How Many Licks Does It Take To Play...Jazzelicious - premiere by Jonathan Warburton in Argentina

Date: 

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Trombonanza 2017 will feature the international soloist, Jonathan Warburton, who will give the premiere of Steven Sacco’s “How Many Licks Does It Take To Play...Jazzelicious!” for solo bass trombone (score excerpt "read more" link), at the 18th Annual Trombonanza, from  7-12 August in Santa Fe, ARGENTINA. Participants in this festival come from all aroud the South American continent (Venezuela, Ecuador, Colombia,

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