On Monday, December 11, the Berklee Marimba ensembles, together with the Boston Conservatory marimba ensembles, directed by Nancy Zeltsman and Richard Flanagan, performed the premiere of In Search of Holly, by Maine composer Philip Carlsen, for three marimbas with snare drum. Various ensembles performed music of Ivan Trevino, Steven Scher, Scarlatti, and more, at the David Friend Recital Hall in Boston.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8pm Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City;
The Riverside Symphony, featuring Roni Gal-Ed, oboe.
TELEMANN Concerto 'alla Francese' in C MajorGREENBAUM The Jig is UpCPE BACH Berlin Symphony in Eb MajorMOZART Symphony 29 in A Major
Tickets link here
Beginning its 37th season, Riverside Symphony is widely credited for bringing a unique musical perspective to classical music audiences in New York City. Its vibrant performances of innovative programs are routinely lauded by The New York Times, and its seven CDs have been acclaimed in both the U.S. and international press.
Bodies Electric e-guitar quartetVox n Plux soprano Elizabeth Farnum & her two guitaristsBowers-Fader Duo mezzo Jessica Bowers & guitarist Oren FaderSheer Pluck guitar orchestra
The Indiana University New Music Ensemble, with David Dzubay, director, will present new works by Bruce J. Reiprich and David Heuser, as well as music of Leo Brower. Thursday, Nov. 30th, 8pm, at Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN.
Scott L. Miller, with support from a St. Cloud State University 2017 Research Faculty Improvement Grant, has created Raba, a virtual reality concert piece. This work was created in collaboration with Mark Gill of the SCSU Visualization Lab, Rein Zobel of Maru VR, and Ensemble U:, Estonia’s premier new music ensemble, based in Tallinn.
Raba (which means “bog” in Estonian) is an immersive audio-visual concert piece inspired by the Marimetsa Raba, located about an hour drive from Tallinn. Raba is experienced by the audience seated in swiveling office chairs and wearing VR headsets. Audience members can visually explore a 360 video while Ensemble U: performs the music, Raba, in sync with the film.
The contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles, or C3LA, presents “American Breakfast” at 4 p.m. at Angels Gate Cultural Center in San Pedro. The group performs work by Missy Mazzoli and Michael Dellaira, as well as member-composers Matthew Brown and Saunder Choi. A subtitle for the concert is “ruminations on a contemporary America.” Tickets at c3la.org.
Composers Concert at Bennington: Wednesday, November 15 at 7pm - at the Deane Carriage Barn in Bennington, VT. Works will include The White Birds by Alison Nowak, Five Songs by Lionel Nowak, and also works by distinguished former Bennington faculty and alumni Joan Tower, Vivian Fine, Betsy Jolas, Pril Smiley, and Tina Davidson, among others.
SONODANZA: “Contemporary Music meets Contemporary Dance”- November 9 in Kiev, Ukraine – four compositions by Richard Cameron-WolfeThis concert, presented as part of the Ruban Production project “Impulse of Transformation”, features the music of Richard Cameron-Wolfe – his duo “Roerich Rhapsody” (with dance improvisation by Olga Kebas, Luda Mova, and Viktor Ruban), micro-opera “A Sound-Shroud for Bill Knott” (featuring Butoh dancer Irina Avdeyeva), cantata “A Measure of Love and Silence” (choreography by Alina Tskhovrebova), and his chamber orchestra “Reconciliation”, conducted by Sergii Gorkusha (choreography by Viktor Ruban and Mariya Salo).
Piano miniatures written for pianist Gloria Cheng, and in memory of Steven Stucky, will be performed at Tenri Cultural Center in New York, 8pm, Nov. 11. Works include pieces by Harbison, Lash, Meltzer, Liptak, Adolphe, and more. Many of these 32 pieces were written for the memorial event for Steven Stucky at Juilliard last year, and also for a recording project by Ms. Cheng.