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.

Dreamscapes program of American Composers Orchestra features music by T.J. Anderson, April 6

Apr 6 2018 - 7:30pm

ACO’s April concert at Carnegie Hall, Dreamscapes, is a global celebration of musical dreams, fusing jazz, world, and classical music. It features the world premieres of  Ethan Iverson’s Concerto to Scale with the composer as the piano soloist, and Steve Lehman’s Ten Threshold Studies, both commissioned by ACO; and the New York premieres of Clarice Assad’s Dreamscapes featuring violinist Elena Urioste, TJ Anderson’s Bahia Bahia, and Hitomi Oba’s September Coming.

The Rhythm Method quartet- music by Lewis Nielson, Marina Kifferstein, Leah Asher, and Meaghan Burke, March 29

Mar 29 2018 - 8:00pm

Music for Strings - presented by the String Orchestra of Brooklyn and Roulette 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Marina Kifferstein - An Alien With Extraordinary Abilities (2017)
Lewis Nielson - Le journal du corps (2010)
Meaghan Burke - Song selections
Leah Asher - Hollux Rey (2017), Shoulder to Shoulder (2017)

Inspired by the feminist writings of Margaret Atwood and the protest song as artistic genre, this program celebrates stylistically diverse, subversive music by three members of The Rhythm Method alongside American composer Lewis Nielson's powerful work Le journal du corps. Through subtly embedded anti- imperialist anthems, torch song vocals, or nearly hidden hums, each of these works incorporates vocalization in order to expand the expressive,

World Premiere Symphony No. 6, Robert Carl "Dome of Refuge" March 30

Mar 30 2018 - 7:30pm
Symphony No.6, ”Dome of Refuge” by Robert Carl will receive its premiere by the Hartt Symphony orchestra, Edward Cumming, conductor; Lincoln Theater, University of Hartford, West Hartford CT. The Event is free but tickets are required.  Other works on the program include Strauss' Metamorphosen and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. The event will stream live online.

Choral music of Morton Feldman, Robert Carl, and more, from New World Records

The Astra Choir; John McCaughey, director, new disk: 'We, Like Salangan Swallows…' Music of Morton Feldman, Earle Brown, Robert Carl, Pauline Oliveros, and more. Available at New World Records, iTunes, and other distributors.


David Froom's Three Love Songs, for Duo Alterno, Italy, March 21

Mar 21 2018 - 7:00pm

Festival 5 Giornate in Milan, Italy will feature DUO ALTERNO with the music of Ennio Morricone, Matteo D’Amico, and ACA's David Froom, with performances on 21 March in Milan,


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