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.
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.
Looking forward to the west coast premiere of David Liptak's trio, Two Nocturnes, for flute, clarinet, and cello.
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:
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).
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.
The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2018 will run from Monday, July 16 through Sunday, July 22, at the Abrons Art Center on the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, 466 Grand St, New York, NY 10002.
Monday, July 16th at 8:00 pm - Inclusions by Joel Gressel;
New Album release - FLUX AND FIRE
"Strings meet Poetry" - the music of Robert Gibson, with Soundings, a quartet for double basses, and Night Music, a solo for violin, viola, or cello, each recorded here, as well as Twelve Poems, for violin and piano, and the string quartets Offrande, and Flux and Fire, performed by the Aeolus Quartet, among other works. Gibson's identity as a composer is deeply connected to his experience as a performing artist. Structure and sound is often based on images of transformation. "... it is in the transience of sound that music’s deepest beauty is revealed."
Join TJ Anderson and friends and family for a concert of works by TJ and his favorite composers, taking place on Friday, August 17 at 7:30pm at Canterbury Court Retirement Center (CCC) in Atlanta. Artists include John McDonald, Louise Toppin, and many others. On Saturday, Aug. 18, a mini-conference will be held in the afternoon, with a presentation of music by other residents of CCC, followed by a dinner/roast of TJ, hosted by the Anderson family, with Master of ceremonies Dwight Andrews and David Morrow of Morehouse Men's Choir.
The third Uncommon Music Festival runs from July 28 to August 5, 2018. This year the schedule includes "The Edge of a Season" as the concert title piece composed by Jonathan Woody on a poem by Carolyn Servid. This year the event will be at Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi Community House, 200 Katlian Street, Sitka, Alaska. Every summer, The Uncommon Music Festival brings together young artists and curious audiences in beautiful Sitka, Alaska. The Festival presents the Uncommon Music Ensemble, a 6-person chamber group comprised of a vocal quartet, a piano/organist, and a guitar/lute player in a series of concerts and community engagement events.They are dedicated to uncommon chamber repertoire -- new music, early music, and underperformed music of any age.