Elliott Miles McKinley, String Quartet No. 8 on tour with the Auriga Quartet, Sept. 24

Elliott Miles McKinley
Sep 24 2018 - 7:00pm

The Auriga String Quartet - Hillary Kingsley and Erik Rohde, violins, Jacob Tews, viola, and Isaac Pastor-Chermak, violoncello, will be performing works by Elliott Miles McKinley, Joseph Haydn, and Elliott Carter on Monday, September 24th at Alden Memorial Auditorium in Worchester, MA, at Worchester Polytechnic Institute, in the Great Hall.  The concert is free and open to the Public. Commissioned by violinist Erik Rohde and the Indiana State University Faculty String Quartet, the McKinley work will also be performed on tour by the Martinu Quartet through October.

Bargemusic— “Tokyo to New York” with music of Ray Luedeke and more, Sept. 14

Sep 14 2018 - 8:00pm

New York City's floating concert hall - BARGEMUSIC is moored in Brooklyn just under the Brooklyn Bridge, Bargemusic presents great music year-round.  Upcoming Here and Now Series concert on September 14th features clarinetist Thomas Piercy and Chen Yihan, piano.

Tokyo composers:

  • Tomo Hirayama “People, Coming and Going” for Clarinet (*US Premiere)
  • Yasunoshin Morita “ReincarnatiOn Ring IXd” for Clarinet and Ipods (*US Premiere)
  • Shoichi Yabuta “Sonata” for Clarinet (*US Premiere)
  • Joji Yuasa “Solitude” for Clarinet

NYC composers:

Harvey Sollberger's 80th birthday concert with the New York Flute Club, Oct. 21

Oct 21 2018 - 5:30pm

Coming up in October - music by Harvery Sollberger - New York Flute Club at Baruch College. The New York Flute Club honors Harvey Sollberger with a birthday concert incl his new piece for 24 flutes, Sunday Oct. 21 at 5:30pm at Baruch College in NYC 55 Lexington Ave at 24th St.

Music of David Froom and Robert Gibson at Smithsonian, with 21st C. Consort, Oct. 20

Oct 20 2018 - 5:00pm

The 21st Century Consort, award-winning contemporary music ensemble-in-residence at the Smithsonian Institution for over four decades, embarks on its thirteenth season at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium. Artistic Director Christopher Kendall presents a season of new music and high drama featuring artists Paul Cigan, Lisa Emenheiser, Dan Foster, Lee Hinkle, Alexandra Osborne, Sara Stern, and Rachel Young.

ATTENDANCE IS FREE. Seating begins at 3:30. Concert is at 5:00, preceded by a 4:00 discussion with composers and performers, and followed by a post-concert reception.

1. October 20, 2018

“Sites Unheard”

John Gibson's In Flight to be released on Innova Recordings, Sept. 28

Sep 28 2018 - 12:00pm

John Gibson's 35-minute work for chorus and electronics, In Flight, will appear on the shining debut album by NOTUS contemporary vocal ensemble, on the award winning Innova label, to be released September 28. Visit the album page for more information and a sample track. Composers on this recording: Claude Baker, Sven-David Sandström, Dominick DiOrio, Igor Stravinsky, John Gibson, Aaron Travers. CD and digital will be avaialable at all the usual outlets.

Music of Beth Wiemann and Barbara Jazwinski at University of Maine, Oct. 13th

Pianist Paula Fan with Baritone Jeremy Huw Williams
Oct 13 2018 - 7:30pm

Celebrated Baritone Jeremy Huw Williams will sing the premiere of two Rilke songs by Beth Wiemann, with songs of Barbara Jazwinski as well. Guest Artists pianist, Paula Fan, in concert with Baritone Jeremy Huw Williams at Minsky Recital Hall, University of Maine, October 13th.

Robert Scott Thompson music selected for Mise-En Bushwick Open Studios 2018

Sep 28 2018 - 5:00pm

2018 Bushwick Open Studios (weekend 28-30 September) at MISE-EN_PLACE Bushwick will feature selected and curated electro-acoustic works from an international call for works competition. Selected works:

Karl Weigl's Five Songs for Soprano and String Quartet, with Soprano Jeannie Im, Caroga Lake, NY July 27

Jul 27 2018 - 7:00pm

Five Songs for Soprano & String Quartet by Karl Weigl will be performed on Friday, July 27th at the Caroga Lake Music Festival in upstate New York. This concert takes place at the Caroga Chapel and features a mixture of classical and jazz music. These songs will be performed by Soprano Jeannie Im. It is a cycle of songs in German that has been widely performed around the world, including Carnegie Hall (Renee Fleming).

Richard Brooks - new album release - August 10

Aug 10 2018 - 12:00pm

A new album is forthcoming from Richard Broooks on the Parma Recordings digital releases for August. Brooks' compositions dating back over three decades are brought to new life in this collection. Tracks include Seascape: Overture to Moby Dick, Landscape with Grace, Sweet Betsy, Four Play, Sonata for Violin and Piano, and Suite for Percussion, among others. PLACES IN TIME offers a fresh, remastered look at this acclaimed composer.

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