Gheorghe Costinescu at 80 - Retrospective Concert - Merkin Concert Hall, May 5

Tue - May 5, 2015, 8:00 pm


Gheorghe Costinescu at 80 - Retrospective Concert - Merkin Concert Hall, May 5
Gheorghe CostinescuACA and Friends of Gheorghe Costinescu co-present a retrospective concert in honor of composer Gheorghe Costinescu, with artists including Stephen Gosling, piano; Lucy Shelton, soprano, the Lehman Percussionists, Aaron Kahn, trumpet, and violinist, Cyrus Stephens.

SONATA FOR THE PIANO (1957, 2007-08)
ESSAY IN SOUND for the piano (2011)
ONE MINUTE TRIBUTE: 9/11/01 for four percussionists (2002) The Lehman Percussionists |
Short film (2015) World premiere with his animation of Tribute in Light - Moment of Silence - photographed by Dan Nguyen (2009)

CITY WAVES: A Portrait in Sound of New York (1985, 2013) Collage of electronic New York premiere and concrete sounds
VOICES WITHIN for solo violin (1989)
TAI CHI ON THE HUDSON for string quartet and animation

NINE PORTRAITS FROM THE WILD for soprano and piano (2014) World Premiere
SYNESTHESIA, a visualization by Michel Gagné of Gheorghe Costinescu’s DOTS, LINES, AND PATCHES for recorded electronic sounds (1973) Short film (2013), New York premiere.

JUBILUS for soprano, trumpet, and percussive body sounds (1984)
ANIMATED SOUNDS: brief excerpts from the composer’s Audio from the stage work “The Musical Seminar,” with animation Tanglewood Festival performance of his drawings in the score conducted by David Hoose (1982)


Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center

129 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 8 p.m.