ACA is pleased to announce a concert of chamber music by four exceptional women composers whose music is rarely heard. Hermine Haselböck, Mezzosoprano; Franz Bartolomey, Violoncello; and Clemens Zeilinger, Piano, will present an evening of music by Charlotte Schlesinger, Vítezslava Kaprálová, Henriëtte Bosmans, and one of ACA's founding members, Vally Weigl. Many thanks to EntArteOpera for their support of this music.
Vally Weigl (1894-1982): Old-time Burlesque, für Violoncello und Klavier 1938 Toccatina, (Homage to Robert Schumann), für Klavier 1982
On September 6th, Composer-Pianist Steven Christopher Sacco will release a new recording of his Sonata for Trombone and Piano, featuring the composer as pianist with trombonist Michael Powell. The track is now available for pre-release on iTunes, Amazon.com, YouTube, and CD Baby. Short excerpt:
Scott L. Miller’s Anterior/Interior and The Frost Performs its Secret Ministry will be performed byrarescale at The Forge, Camden, UK on Sept 6. On September 7, Scott Miller and flutist/improviser Carla Rees will premier Miller’s ISLANDs at the Kyma International Sound Symposium (KISS) at DeMontfort University, Leicester, UK.
Mezzo-soprano D’Anna Fortunato, an admired favorite on the international concert stage, will celebrate Maine composers in a concert at the UMaine School of Performing Arts, with esteemed colleagues Peter H. Bloom, multiple flutes; Thomas Hill, clarinet; and Mary Jane Rupert, piano and harp. The program, Mostly Maine Composers, will be a tribute to Elliott Schwartz in his 80th year, and will honor other Maine composers Beth Wiemann, Richard Nelson, Elizabeth Vercoe and Michael Viens.
Join us as we celebrate the music of composer Elliott Schwartz, in honor of his 80th birthday year. Guest artists scheduled to perform include pianists John McDonald, George Lopez, and Blair McMillen; bassist Doug Balliett, flutist Emi Ferguson; ensemble counter)induction;Marina Kifferstein, violinist; percussionist Christopher Graham; and violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved.
Symphony Space Thalia 2537 Broadway at 95th St. New York, NY
Wed. Sept. 21, 2016 7:30pm
To be listed as a supporter of this event, plus a studio recording of the concert works to be released by the end of this year, please consider a donation to the ESMF - Elliott Schwartz Music Fund, here:
Bascom Little Fund, a philanthropic organization celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year, presents a Gala Concert celebrating great Cleveland area composers of the past, present and future, on Sept. 17th at 7:30pm, at CSU, Drinko Hall. "For You There Is No Song" and "The Return from Town" from Five Millay Songs by H. Leslie Adams will be performed. This event is co-sponsored by WCLV, Cleveland Public Library, and the Western Reserve Historical Society. There will be a champagne reception following the concert.
Tango Dreamsfor accordion and string trio by Raymond Luedeke will be performed by Alexander Sevastian, accordionist, at Festival Saint-Zénon-de-Piopolisin Quebec. Concert time is 8pm at St-Zénon Church located in the village of Piopolis.
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