David Liptak's FOCUSING performed by the ensemble Deviant Septet

Date: 

Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 3:00pm

Deviant Septet presents the world premiere of Brad and Doug Balliett's new work for septet and chorus, Oedipus the King.  Joined by The Cecilia Chorus of New York, with 2-time TONY award-winner Stephen Spinella narrating, and the Boston City Singers, Deviant Septet is thrilled to bring this new and exciting work to life.

Cameron-Wolfe at the Not Only Music Festival, March 3

Date: 

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 5:30pm

Richard Cameron-Wolfe’s chamber orchestra work “Reconciliation: Deliberations on Stravinsky” will appear on a 5:30PM, Friday, March 3 program of the “Not Only Music Festival - # Impreza” in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Curator of the project is leading Ukrainian musicologist Yulia Nikolayevskaya. The first half of the program features music for instruments and electronics by one of the great Eastern European women composers, Alla Zagaykevych.

Lansing McLoskey wins the American Prize (Choral Div) with [...]Qumran Psa[lms...]

Lansing McLoskey's work, [...]Qumran Psa[lms...] for SATB triple-choir, based on fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls, has won the 2016 American Prize in Composition (Choral/Professional Division).  The 25-minute work from 2015 was commissioned by The Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University for ensemberlino vocale in Berlin. It is a setting of psalm fragments from the Dead Sea Scrolls (aka "Qumran scrolls"). The choir is divided into three equal-sized choirs, spaced around the performance space.
Lansing McLoskey has been described as "a major talent and a deep thinker with a great ear" by the American Composers Orchestra, "an engaging, gifted composer writing smart, compelling and fascinating music" by Gramophone Magazine, and "a

Tango Dreams / Serenity - music by composers Ray Luedeke and Giya Kancheli, March 10

Date: 

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:30pm
Julian Milkis, clarinet

Voice Afire Opera-Cabaret presents Tango Dreams / Serenity
at Symphony Space Friday March 10 at 7:30pm
tickets: http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/9539/Music/tango-dreams-serenity

Featuring World Champion accordionist Alex Sevastian and world-renowned clarinetist Julian Milkis, as well as the Voice Afire Strings, this multi-media concert moves from turbulence to “Serenity” in music by composers Ray Luedeke and Giya Kancheli. Ray Luedeke's Tango Dreams for accordion, clarinet, and string trio will include sultry tango visuals. Miniatures for Clarinet and Bayan are derived from famed, Georgian composer Giya Kancheli's music for theatre and cinema.

 

Refractions: 2017-1901 and Elegy for Janis - Music of Richard Cameron-Wolfe, March 17

Date: 

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:00pm

On March 17 at Spectrum NYC, the California-based duo of cellist Susan Lamb Cook and pianist Gayle Blankenburg will perform Richard Cameron-Wolfe’s “Time Refracted”, on a concert also including music by Dutch composers Jo and Antal Sporck, Argentine composer Pablo Ortiz, and Sergei Rachmaninov. Joining the duo will be dancer-choreographer Mariah Maloney (formerly of the Trisha Brown Dance Company). Cameron-Wolfe’s piano miniature “Elegy for Janis” will also appear on the program.

Friday, March 17 at 7:00PM – Admission: $20 at the door; $10 for students and seniors. Spectrum: 121 Ludlow St. 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10002.

Anthology of 21 pieces for solo piano, new edition from ACA

Date: 

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:00pm

All new anthology of music for solo piano from ACA. $24.95 in professional print edition. The Soul of Brevity; Collected and edited by Richard Cameron-Wolfe. Place an order at this page.
H. Leslie Adams - Etude in E Major
Elizabeth R. Austin - Mia Music
Richard Brooks - Caprice No. 5
Richard Cameron-Wolfe - Elegy for Janis
Brian Fennelly - Babbittelle (ohne tonart)
Robert Gibson - Image
Edward Jacobs - Aphorism I

Jessica Jacobs to sing Karl Weigl's Five Songs for String Quartet and Soprano with Symphony Nova, April 7th

Date: 

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 7:30pm
Symphony Nova, Boston

Composed of graduates from top music schools, Symphony Nova creates opportunities for its musicians to present outstanding music as they grow professionally. On April 7th, they will perform ANDY VORES: Symphony Nova Commission; COPLAND: As it Fell Upon a Day;  KARL WEIGL: Songs for Soprano and String Quartet, Op. 44; and GEORGE ONSLOW: Nonet in A Minor, Op. 77. Tickets can be purchased online here.

Regarding the Five Songs: "intriguing novelties, especially seldom-heard songs for soprano and string quartet from the 1920s and ’30s by Karl Weigl, a friend and colleague of Schoenberg," - Anthony Tommasini, NY Times.  [Renee Fleming with the Emerson Quartet at Carnegie Hall, May 5, 2013]

The U.S. Army Band hosts African American composers at NMAAH in Washington DC, Feb. 26th

Date: 

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
Colin Eaton, tenor
 

Join the U.S. Army Band, Pershing’s Own, in a performance of chamber music works by esteemed African American classical music composers including H. Leslie Adams, Valerie Coleman, David Sanford, Alvin Singleton, and William Grant Still. The 90-minute concert, with intermission, will be followed by a Smithsonian-moderated discussion, and end with audience Q&A. The tenor Colin Eaton (pictured above) will perform music by ACA's H. Leslie Adams.

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