The centenary of Igor Stravinsky’s revolutionary Rite of Spring will be celebrated during the 2013 John Donald Robb Composers’ Symposium, which will take place from March 24-27 at the University of New Mexico and other venues. This year’s symposium will explore the intersection of music and movement.
Special guest performers will include Duo X (Laura Carmichael and Naomi Sato) from Amsterdam, pianist Emanuele Arciuli from Italy, clarinetist Greg Oakes from Iowa State University and Albuquerque’s own Chatter.
Guest composers will include Ken Ueno from the University of California at Berkeley, Volker Blumenthaler from Germany, Morris Rosenzweig from the University of Utah and Oğuz Bükükberber from Turkey, along with numerous New Mexican composers.
Falko Steinbach's "Mystic Circle" for small ensemble will also be performed.