Sudden Music - Closing concert of the ACA Festival 2010 - Saturday 6/19 7:30pm


Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 7:30pm

"Sudden Music" a cycle of poetry by Javen Tanner, set to music by Lansing McLoskey, and Gifts (for you) for Duo Diorama and choreographer Jennifer Kayle, composed by Burton Beerman--both to be performed for the first time in New York at the ACA Festival closing concert. Other works featured will be the magnificent Les Neiges d'Antan by Elizabeth Bell, featuring Keats Dieffenbach and Yael Manor, plus Michael Slayton's Le Soir Tombe, featuring soprano, Nicole Pantos, Harold Seletsky's Intimate Flutist, with Andrew Bolotowsky and Christopher Oldfather, and the Bowdoin New Music Ensemble, coming from Maine to perform Collage Concertante by Elliott Schwartz. Program notes here.

Poetry of Octavio Paz, soprano Nicole Pantos, and the Zukofsky String Quartet, Sat. 4pm


Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 4:00pm

The poetry of OctZukofsky QuartetZukofsky Quartetavio Paz is featured in "Paisaje" by Emil Awad. Other works by composers Derek Johnson, Richard Brooks, Jan Gilbert, Kristin Kuster, and David T. Little will be performed by the Kolot Ensemble, Hadar Noiberg, Yael Manor, the Zukofsky Quartet, Justin Montigne, Anatole Wieck, and Duo Diorama. Program notes here. Buy a ticket here.

Into the Labyrinth...with Colin Fox - plus Duo Diorama


Friday, June 18, 2010 - 7:30pm

Colin FoxColin FoxRaymond Luedeke's Into the Labyrinth, The Art of Love, New York Preview, with Colin Fox, and the piano duo of Anagnoson & Kinton. Also on the program, electroacoustic works by Joel Gressel, John Melby, and Richard McCandless, plus Eleanor Cory's Celebration for solo piano, with Christopher Oldfather. Other artists to appear will be Jude Traxler, percussion, and Duo Diorama, the incredible duo of Winston Choi, pianist, and MingXuan Hu, violinist. Symphony Space Thalia on Friday night at 7:30pm. Cocktails served in Unwined, available in theater.

Thursday, June 17, 7:30pm Second Instrumental Unit, Rudolf Haken, perform ACA Composers at Symphony Space


Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 7:30pm

Second InstrumSIU players ental Unit, David Fulmer conductor, will perform works by Margaret Fairlie-Kennedy, Robert Ceely, and Alexandra du Bois at Symphony Space Thalia, in concert #2 of the 2010 chamber music festival of the American Composers Alliance. Also on the program, David Witten and Lawrence Zoernig will perform Richard Cameron-Wolfe's Roerich Rhapsody-Liaison and violist Rudolf Haken will perform Music for Viola and Piano by Matthew Davidson, with Robert Auler, piano.

Wednesday, June 16 7:30 PM Cirandada!


Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 7:30pm




Opening night of our festival series in Thalia at Symphony Space, features a world premiere by Brazilian composer Clarice Assad, and recent works by Kate Soper, Matthew Welch, Frederick Tillis, Robert Fleisher, Mark Zuckerman and Raoul Pleskow. Artists performing include Yael Manor and Kolot Ensemble, Lunatics at Large, Wet Ink, and Peter Vinograde. Program notes here. Buy a ticket here.

Festival invitation here

Benjamin Button - the opera, world premiere June 15


Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 8:00pm

Following his success with the hilarious stage opera, Pumped Fiction (2007), John Eaton and his Pocket Opera Players, with the Center for Contemporary Opera, will present Eaton's new work, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, based on the original short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Featured artists include Chris Pedro Trakas, Baritone, Linda Larson, Soprano, Jennifer Roderer, Mezzo-soprano, Tony Boutté, Tenor, and Bass-Baritone, Dominic Inferrera. Karl Kramer is conducting, and the stage director is Marco Capalbo. Production design, sets & costumes, and lighting: Shawn Duan, Janne Larsen, and Stephen Quandt.

An opera by John Eaton
Libretto by Estela Eaton

Tue, Jun 15 at 8 pm
at Peter Norton Symphony Space

$30 General
Symphony Space Members, Students, Seniors $20
Day of Show $32

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IFCP 2010 – CONCERT 1: JUNE 15 at Mannes, features work by Brian Fennelly


Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 8:00pm

The Institute and Festival of Contemporary Performance at Mannes will feature Sigol Musings by ACA composer Brian Fennelly, June 15.

"Hair-raisingly virtuosic" pianist Marc Ponthus, "mesmerizing" violinist Rolf Schulte, and "Revolutionary" Flutist and Composer Robert Dick are scheduled to perform:

Pierre Boulez: Sonatas 1 and 3 (including Constellation Miroir with two pianos),
Elliott Carter: Four Lauds
Brian Fennelly: Sigol Musings
Luciano Berio: Sequenza (for flute)
Robert Dick: Heat HIstory (for flute with Glissando headjoint) [World Premiere]

at Mannes, 150 W 85th Street

Composers Concordance 'Night Lights' concert June 9th at Chelsea Art Museum


Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 7:00pm

Wednesday, June 9th, Composers Concordance presents 'Night Lights' a concert of illuminating music at the Chelsea Art Museum, 556 West 22nd St. (at 11th Ave.) in New York City. Music by Oscar Bettison, Gloria Coates, Dan Cooper, Dinu Ghezzo, Patrick Hardish, Daniel Palkowski, and Dalit Warshaw will be performed. Performers will include: Jay Rozen, euphonium/tuba, Dimitri Dover, Taka Kigawa, piano, Helen Rathbun, flute, Lynn Bechtold, violin, Patricia Sonego, soprano, Esther Lamneck, clarinet, Dalit Warshaw, theremin. $15/$10 students & seniors.

Locrian Chamber Players with Malcolm Goldstein, June 10th


Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 8:00pm

On Thursday, June 10, the Locrian Chamber Players present an evening of contemporary music with composer/violinist Malcolm Goldstein. Additional works by John Adams, Chen-Yi, Evan Hause, and Joel Hoffman will be performed. Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Ave (120th St. just west of Broadway). Admission is free.

Since their first concert in 1995, The Locrian Chamber Players have presented over thirty world premieres and have given first New York performances of works by George Crumb, Philip Glass, Morton Subotnick, Joan LaBarbara, James Tenney, Alvin Curran, George Tsontakis, Roger Reynolds, Jo Kondo and many others.


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