Richard Brooks - Swansong Suite, and Hubert Howe, Expansions - Concert April 17

Richard J. Brooks, composer
Apr 17 2018 - 8:00pm

April 17, 2018 @ 8:00pm
Saint Peter’s Episopcal Church, Chelsea
346 West 20th Street (between Eighth & Ninth Avenues)

(Note this concert’s new date (Apr. 17), time, and location!)

New York Composers Circle presents:
Miscellaneous Ensembles and Electronics

Frederick Boyle, Hippolopolus
Richard Brooks, Swansong Suite
Robert Cohen, Love Triangles
Eric Heilner, Exercise for Looped Cello
Hubert Howe, Expansions
Carl Kanter, Piano Trio
David Mecionis, Die Sprechmasken von Hofmannsthal
Catherine Neville, Three “Witch” Pieces
Joseph Pehrson, Trombone Explorations

9TH ANNUAL TCU TROMBONE SUMMIT, Music of Steven Sacco, April 14

Apr 14 2018 - 12:00pm

The Music of Steven Christopher Sacco

Sonata for Bass Trombone and Piano
Imagination Studies
for trumpet, trombone and piano
Quintet for brass
    for 2 trumpets, horn, trombone and bass trombone
Octet (Water, Energy, Time) World Premiere 
    for 6 tenor trombones and 2 bass trombones

Pepsico Concert Hall
TCU Texas Christian University
2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76129

H. Leslie Adams - Greater Cleveland Flute Society, April 22

Apr 22 2018 - 7:00pm

L'Amour Eternel for flute and piano by Cleveland composer H. Leslie Adams has been selected for performance by the Greater Cleveland Flute Society's Composer Connection.  The composer will be in attendance and will speak about the piece at the concert on April 22nd at 7 pm at Judson Manor, 1890 East 107th Street in Cleveland.

Alice Shields, Joel Gressel: Electronic Musc Concert at National Opera Center, APNM, April 12

Apr 12 2018 - 7:30pm

APNM presents works for live interactive electronics, fixed audio and video and live instruments with Barry Crawford, flute; Sam Wells, trumpet and Tatjana Rankovich, piano Matthew  Burtner: Flute Code  (flute and live electronics)

Stephen Dydo: Atalanta Fugiens: As above, so below

Joel Gressel: From an Undisclosed Location  (video by Michael Bergmann)
William Lamkin: Resistance of Memory  (fixed audio)*
Andrew Lovett: Let’s Talk (fixed audio)*
Michal Massoud: Vulgaritka (flute and fixed audio)
Wil Pertz: Spring (video, fixed audio)*

New opera by Elizabeth R. Austin and chamber works, Hartford Festival, April 6 and 7

Elizabeth R. Austin, composer
Elizabeth R. Austin, composer
Apr 7 2018 - 7:30pm

Hartford Women Composers Festival April 6 and 7, 2018, 7:30 pm Chamber concert on April 6:Ensemble-in-Residence Concert (Cuatro Puntos), at St. Patrick - St. Anthony Church.

The Program for April 6th: Elizabeth R. Austin: B-A-C-Homage for viola and piano; Florence Price: Five Folksongs in Counterpoint; Sadie Harrison: SQUISH! King Kong's Love Story for string quartet and American Sign Language Storyteller; Ursula Kwong-Brown: Unwinding II; Liza Sorbel: 5 Scenes for String Quartet; Sonia Jacobson: Melting Pot
The Musicians: Aaron Packard, violin; Annie Trepanier, violin; Kevin Bishop, viola; Allan Ballinger, cello; Miguel Campinho, piano; Danielle Holdridge, American Sign Language Storyteller.

and on April 7th:  Opera Scenes Performance. The concert will feature opera scenes from  Composer-in-Residence Tawnie Olson, as well as scenes composed by Elizabeth R. Austin and Dawn Sonntag. Aetna Theatre at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.

An Evening With Darryl Taylor - New York City, National Opera Center, April 3

Darryl Taylor
Apr 3 2018 - 7:30pm

The acclaimed countertenor Darryl Taylor will be performing a solo recital in New York City, at National Opera Center, on April 3 at 7:30pm.  He will sing several New York premieres, songs, many of which were composed for him, by Rosanna Scalfi Marcello, Juliana Hall, Lori Laitman, Robert Owens, Jacqueline Hairston, H. Leslie Adams, and Maria Corley.

Robert Carl "What's Underfoot" premiere by John McDonald, Tufts, April 4

John McDonald
John McDonald
Apr 4 2018 - 8:00pm
What’s Underfoot for piano; by Robert Carl, to be premiered by pianist John McDonald. Distler Performance Hall, Granoff Music Center, Tufts University, Medford, MA - April 4, 2018, 8pm
Recently described as "the New England master of the short piece," John McDonald is a composer who tries to play the piano and a pianist who tries to compose. He is Professor of Music at Tufts University, where he teaches composition, theory, and performance. His output concentrates on vocal, chamber, and solo instrumental works, and includes interdisciplinary experiments.

David Liptak's The Sighs for solo guitar and Concerto for Piano and Percussion, at USF Festival April 6, 7

guitarist Dieter Hennings
guitarist Dieter Hennings
Apr 6 2018 - 7:30pm
Two compositions by David Liptak will be performed during the 2018 USF New Music Festival in Tampa.
On Friday, April 6th, guitarist Dieter Hennings will perform David Liptak's The Sighs at Barness Recital Hall on the USF campus at 7:30 pm.

The premiere of Liptak's Concerto for Piano and Percussion Orchestra will be given by piano soloist Eunmi Ko

Paul Zonn - Chroma - performed at Blair Shool of Music, Feb. 7th

The word “chroma” describes the purity, hue or saturation of color. Paul Zonn’s Chroma for oboe and piano evokes just that, a sonic palette of varying intensities and purity to enliven one’s senses!  Chroma was played by oboist Jared Hauser, and pianist Karen Ann Krieger, in a program of colorful works including Poulenc’s Trio for Piano, Oboe and Bassoon (with Peter Kolkay), Peter Hope’s Four Sketches, and Arnold’s Sonatine for Oboe and Piano.

New album Quotations & Homages – release on Reference Recordings, April 6

Apr 6 2018 - 12:00pm

Music by Tom Flaherty, Missy Mazzoli, Peter Yates, Daniel Felsenfeld, and much more, recorded by Multiple GRAMMY® nominated pianist Nadia Shpachenko who enjoys bringing into the world things that are outside the box – powerful pieces that often possess unusual sonic qualities or instrumentation. Described by critics as a “truly inspiring and brilliant pianist… spellbinding in sensitivity and mastery of technique,” she performs on piano, toy piano, harpsichord, and percussion in concerts that often also feature recitation, electronics and multimedia.  Avaiilable on Amazon and other retailers.


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