Lansing McLoskey - Mühlfeldtänze for clarinet quintet, world premiere by Hoff-Barthelson school, May 20

May 20 2018 - 7:00pm

 Mühlfeldtänze (aka “Mühlfeld Dances”) for clarinet quintet, a new work by Lansing McLoskey, commissioned by the Aaron Copland House and the Hoff-Barthelson Music School in Scarsdale, NY, will be premiered at the Hoff-Barthelson Festival of Contemporary Music, May 20th, at Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation 468 Rosedale Ave., White Plains.

 

New Music Connoisseur magazine - new issue out June 1st

Jun 1 2018 - 12:00pm

The new issue of New Music Connoisseur will be out by June 1st. Some highlights:

Live reviews of ACA’s “Celebrating Vocal Music”, Thomas Ades’  The Exterminating Angel,  Bernstein’s A Quiet Place, The Casssatt Quartet and more ..
New CDs by David Del Tredici,  soprano Ah Young Hong (sings Babbitt and Hersch),  George Tsontakis, Gwendolyn Dease, marimba, plays Paul Lansky,  and more …
A new memoir by Bethanee Beardslee,  Lewis Lockwood’s new book on the Beethoven symphonies, Harold Rosenbaum’s A Practical Guide to Choral Conducting, and more …

Music of Alice Shields and more, with Iktus Percusion, May 11

May 11 2018 - 8:00pm

APNM presents NEW WORKS FOR PERCUSSION with Iktus Percussion Friday May 11, 2018 at 8pm at Areté Venue and Gallery 67 West Street, #103, Brooklyn, NY 11222. Performed by Iktus Percussionists Josh Perry, Sean Statser, Dan Pate and Chris Graham with Andrea Lodge, piano; Roberta Michel, flute/piccolo and Hanna Levinson, viola. They will be premiering a new piece written for Iktus by Alice Shields - Larynx (2018) for piccolo, piano, and 3 percussionists.

Additional works on the program:

Also on the program are works by APNM composers and Call for Scores winners:

World premiere of Symphony No. 3 by Robert Carl - Nutmeg Symphony, May 12

May 12 2018 - 7:30pm

Marshall Brown and the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra will play the world premiere of Symphony No. 3 "The World Turned Upside Down" -   by Robert Carl, in Burlington, CT, on May 12th.  Details at Nutmegsymphony.org

Two choral works by Joelle Wallach, in concert with Riverdale Choral Society, May 6

May 6 2018 - 3:00pm

On Sunday, May 6th at 3pm, the Riverdale Choral Society will present a concert in Riverdale-Bronx at Christ Church Riverdale, on West 252nd St. at Henry Hudson Parkway. Works to be performed include music of Aaron Copland, as well as two works by Joelle Wallach, as well as music of Cole Porter and George Gershwin.

NACH BACH, by Philip Carlsen, premiere, Berklee College, May 7

May 7 2018 - 3:00pm

Music of Philip Carlsen - Monday afternoon, May 7, at 3:00 in the David Friend Recital Hall at Berklee College of Music:  Nancy Zeltsman’s advanced marimba quartet will be premiering  NACH BACH, a refracted transcription of the slow movement of Bach’s Harpsichord Concerto No. 1 in D minor. More info here. 

Robert Carl - Piano Quintet "Search" - East Asian premiere, April 27

Apr 27 2018 - 7:30pm

Announcing the East Asian premiere of Robert Carl's piano trio, "Search" by new music specialists- Ensemble Eins, at the International Music Festival April 29th in Seoul.  The festival also presents music by Michael Sidney Timpson, Larry Alan Smith, and more.

 

 

 

Michael Dellaira's Campers at Kitty Hawk, with the Ghostlight Chorus, May 5

May 5 2018 - 7:30pm

Ghostlight Chorus, artistic director Dr. Evelyn Troester DeGraf, presents Heaven and Earth on Saturday, May 5th at 7:30pm at St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street in Greenwich Village, New York City. Featured will be Michael Dellaira's Campers at Kitty Hawk, for mixed chorus, with texts  from The Big Money by John Dos Passos. It captures the energy of the first flight by the Wright Brothers and is currently one of the most popular choral scores in the ACA catalog. Also on the program will be Eric Whitacre’s “Leonardo dreams of his flying machine."

Tickets are now available for purchase HERE
$20 Online  
$25 At the door

Concert Details
Heaven and Earth  
Saturday, May 5th 7:30pm 
Church of St. Luke in the Fields

Robert Carl's improvisatory "Infinity Avenue" at Mise-En Place, Brooklyn, April 26

Apr 26 2018 - 8:00pm

Infinity Avenue, an open-form piece structured around a MaxMSP patch that creates an improvsatory structure in just intonation for any number of players, will have its NYC premiere Thursday, April 26th at 8 PM, Mise-en Place in Bushwick 678 Hart St #1B
; Brooklyn, NY . Matt Sargent is curating the program, which promises to be an evening of spacious and challenging pieces. He’s gathered a heat group of 7 musicians for this iteration of Infinity Avenue. 

Michael Dellaira's STAR GLOBE with words by Nancy Manocherian, SYBARITE5, May 3

Image, artwork copyright Nancy Manocherian
May 3 2018 - 8:00pm

Winners of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, and following an international tour, SYBARITE5, a string quintet dedicated to mold-breaking programming, returns to the cell with a 2018 experimental LAB series featuring world premieres by composers Ehsan Matoori and Michael Dellaira. Featuring guest artists Blythe Gaissert, mezzo soprano and Santour virtuoso Ehsan Matoori. Michael Dellaira's Star Globe, a song for string quintet and mezzo-soprano, written specifically for Sybarite5 and Blythe Gaissert, is based on and inspired by a text by Cell founder and director Nancy Manocherian. The Cell Theatre 338 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011.

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