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.
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.
Music for Strings - presented by the String Orchestra of Brooklyn and Roulette 509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Program:Marina Kifferstein - An Alien With Extraordinary Abilities (2017)Lewis Nielson - Le journal du corps (2010)Meaghan Burke - Song selectionsLeah 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,
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.
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,
On March 25 Richard Cameron-Wolfe will be participating in the 47th annual John Donald Robb Composers Forum (3/23-29 at UNM-Albuquerque), offering his solo clarinet Variations and “Liebestod”in a collaborative performance featuring clarinetist Michael Gruetzner with dancers Amanda Hamp (UNM faculty) and Navy Encinias (graduate student). The Sunday, March 25 concert will take place at 4:30PM in Keller Hall, UNM College of Fine Arts (free admission). Other composers featured on the program include John Donald Robb, Annie Merrill, Hildegard Westerkamp, and Elaine Bearer.
New York City performance of Ray Luedeke's opera-cabaret - an original 4 act opera-cabaret for 8 performers:
Saturday, March 10 at 5:00 pm at the National Opera Centre, NYCand Sunday, March 11 at 3:00 pm at Symphony Space, NYCmore info at: http://www.voiceafire.com/My_Life_with_Pablo_Neruda.html
In Christchurch, New Zealand on March 16, 19, and 20, three works by Richard Cameron-Wolfe will be presented: his 2009 violin/piano-4-hands “ARQ: Region III - Refuge”, his “Lilith”[premiere of the 2016 2nd version], and the 2006 solo-piano “Code
Quartz, a chamber group in Lisbon, Portugal, will perform Ray Luedeke's Tango Dreams on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 7pm Lisbon time (2:00 pm EST) at the National Museum o fAncient Art in Lisbon. The concert will be broadcast live on Antena 2, a national radio station. It can be heard online here.