José Beviá, Trio No. 4 “Al Borde del Abismo” Dana Dimitri Richardson, Variations on Parang-Sae Raoul Pleskow,Quartet for clarinet, violin, cello and piano Robert Cohen, Calder’s Circus Susan J. Fischer, Twilight Madelyn Byrne, Rain, Sea and Sky David Mecionis, Obstinate Duet
ACA welcomes guest artists Wen Shen from St. Louis and Keith Kirchoff from Boston, as we celebrate the music of Robert Ceely and friends. Also performing on this concert will be Daniel Colalillo and Christopher Oldfather!
On October 20 and 22, the world premiere of Louis Karchin’s Jane Eyre with a libretto by Diane Osen based on Charlotte Bronte’s novel, will be staged by the Center for Contemporary Opera at The Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. Jane Eyre, an opera in three acts, was presented in 2013 by the CCO in a workshop production at the Cell Theatre, and is Karchin’s second opera. Conducting will be the Grammy-nominated and CCO's Chief Conductor Sara Jobin
Pianist Irena Portenko presents a concert at the Union Arts Center in Sparkill, NY -celebrating her "Versus" CD release of Tchaikovsky (#1) and Prokofiev (#2) concerti. She has gathered together a stellar roster of her performer and composer friends for this November 12 event, including pianists Sergei Kvitko and Svetlana Gorokhovich, soprano Elisabeth Halliday, saxophonist Jordan Smith, and cellist Nargiza Yusupova. The program includes Richard Cameron-Wolfe's 2010 cello-piano work Roerich Rhapsody, along with works by Sergei Rachmaninov, Ellwood Derr, Joelle Wallach, Lu Pei, and Logan Skelton. Tickets are available at http://irena-portenko.eventbrite.com
During October and November this year, Robert Scott Thompson (RST) will be an Associate Artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. While there he will be working with composer and ACA Master Artist Natasha Barrett (UK/Norway) and will be concentrating his creative effort upon composing a new work of multi-channel electroacoustic music. Other projects while in residence include composing for a new solo recording for Ultima Thule Ambient Media of Sydney Australia, slated for release in 2017, and a new work for solo guitar.
In addition, there are three performances in Italy - first is a performance of the recent work Mettā (2014) composed for Bent Frequency Duo Project,
Concert: ‘Weaving Threads: Virginia Woolf & String Quartets’ Kreutzer Quartet at the University of Cambridge, England (Robinson College Chapel in Cambridge) on November 3rd, will present the premiere String Quartet No. 3: Portrait (For Deedee) by Elliott Schwartz.
Jessica Usherwood to present first voice faculty recital at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessese – on Oct. 23, with pianist Bernadette Lo. American songs by Andre Previn, Gwyneth Walker, Lori Laitman, Ricky Ian Gordan, and H. Leslie Adams. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 at Guery Auditorium. Free and open to the public.