American Explorations - with counter)induction at Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th St. New York City; Music by Louis Karchin (Two Lyrics for Solo Cello) premiere; Brian Fennelly (Kythera Variations) premiere; full program below.
A program of music by
three generations of American composers
across a broad aesthetic spectrum.
Brian Fennelly: Kythera Variations (world premiere)
Louis Karchin: Two Lyrics for Solo Cello (world premiere)
Kyle Bartlett: Spell (world premiere)
Carson Cooman: Madaket Dreaming
Jesse Jones: Snippet Variations
Yehudi Wyner: Romances for Piano Quartet
Performers: Miranda Cuckson (violin), Benjamin Fingland (clarinet), Christopher Gross ('cello), Taka Kigawa (piano), Max Mandel (viola). Renowned for its virtuosic performances and daring programming, the composer/performer collective counter)induction has established itself as a touchstone of excellence in contemporary music. Hailed by The New York Times for its "fiery ensemble virtuosity" and for its "first-rate performances" by The Washington Post.