EIN STELLDICHEIN, op. 16 by Karl Weigl for Soprano and String Sextet to be performed in the Netherlands, Oct 2011

Oct 7 2011 - 12:00am

The Schiermonnikoog International Chamber Music Festival 2011,
Jeroen Reuling - Artistic director is scheduled to present the work EIN STELLDICHEIN, op. 16 (A RENDEZVOUS), by Karl Weigl  at the 10th Schiermonnikoog International Festival of Chamber Music in October 2011. The festival offers concerts of classical music performed by first-class international musicians set in peaceful surroundings of some of the finest natural beauty in the Netherlands, on the Island of Schiermonnikoog. For more info as it becomes available, click here.  

Lou Rodgers' Composers Chamber Theatre, series begins Sunday Nov. 14

Nov 14 2010 - 8:00pm

Lou Rodgers, Producing Artistic Director

Sunday Nights at Square One
Square One Series Sunday, November 14 at 8:00 pm

* NOWHERE, TEXAS (Ruth Weber)
* MADAME (music: Don Woodward; book and lyrics: Jo Denver)
* LA RIBALTA (music: Richard Cohen; book and lyrics: Bryan D. Leys)
* PARACHUTE (William Demaniow)
* FLAMBÃ DREAMS (music: Randy Klein; book and lyrics: Matthew Hardy)

[A discussion with the presenters follows the performance.]

Studios 353
353 West 48th Street (2nd Floor) New York, NY
General Admission $10.00

Piano Trio No. 2 "Grenzen" by David Froom to be performed Dec. 4th by the 21st Century Consort

Dec 4 2010 - 5:00pm

David Froom, composerDavid Froom's Piano Trio No. 2 “Grenzen” (Borders) will be performed by the 21st Century Consort on December 4th at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Nan Tucker McEvoy Auditorium, 8th & G Street, NW; Washington, D.C. along with other works by Charles Ives, Bright Sheng, Alan Mandel, and Aaron Jay Kernis.

The 21st Century Consort, new music ensemble-in-residence at the Smithsonian Institution for 3 decades, is led by artistic director Christopher Kendall and features some of Washington’s finest chamber musicans, including Sara Stern, Paul Cigan, Abigail Evans, Lisa Emenheiser, Tom Jones, Elisabeth Adkins, Rachel Young, and Rick Barber, along with acclaimed guest artists, the Consort presents riveting and resonant music of our time.

All concerts are at 5:00, preceded by a 4:00 discussion with composers and performers, and followed by a post-concert reception. The Smithsonian American Art Museum is a short walk from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro stop on the Red, Green and Yellow lines.

Lunatics at Large to play ACA Festival work by Raoul Pleskow Dec. 9th at WMP Concert Hall

Dec 9 2010 - 7:30pm

Lunatics at Large, called "young, energetic and finely polished” by Allan Kozinn of The New York Times, is a large mixed ensemble combining voice, strings, winds and piano. The group was formed in 2007 to explore the timbral possibilities of chamber music repertoire from the beginning of the 20th century until now. In thematic concerts, the group's programs juxtapose standard repertoire and established composers of the 20th century with more recent compositions. Lunatics at Large is committed to working with living composers and to commissioning new pieces for its expanded Pierrot instrumentation. As part of their upcoming concert series at WMP Concert Hall, at 31 East 28th. street (between Park South and Madison Ave.), they will perform Raoul Pleskow's Dialogue for Piano and Three Instruments (2008), in a concert "Second Viennese School". Group members include Katharine Dain, soprano, Jonathan Engle, flutes, Ben Ringer, clarinets, Arthur Moeller, violin, Jen Herman, viola, Andrea Lee, cello, and Evi Jundt, piano, and Artistic Director.

Sunday Intermezzo Concerts presents Piotr Szewczyk, violinist, and a world premiere work by Matthew Davidson

Nov 14 2010 - 2:30pm

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra's Piotr Szewczyk premieres pieces for unaccompanied violin written especially for him by composers from around the world. On Sunday, at the Main Library in Jacksonville, FL, he will play the world premiere of Matthew de Lacey Davidson's Menuet pour le violon solo, plus works by Jorge Sosa, Rodney Waschka II and others.  Mr. Szewczyk's critically-acclaimed Violin Futura project features recitals of short, exciting and innovative solo violin pieces newly-written for him by composers from the United States, Germany, England and Japan.

David Fulmer wins Edvard Grieg Competition, newly commissioned work to be performed at the National Gallery in Oslo

Jan 13 2011 - 12:00am

David Fulmer wins International Edvard Grieg Competition for Composers

David Fulmer won First Prize in the 14th International Edvard Grieg Competition for Composers in Norway. He is the first American to win the highly celebrated award. The award and concert was celebrated at the National Gallery in Oslo on 13 June, 2010. The Award included a cash prize and performances in Oslo, and Salzburg at the Mozarteum Summer Festival. The first of several upcoming commissioned works will be premiered at the National Gallery, Oslo, on 13 January, 2011 by Norse Artists. 

David Amram: The First 80 Years! Thursday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 PM

Nov 11 2010 - 7:30pm

An eclectic musical celebration of composer & multi-instrumentalist David Amram's 80th Birthday, featuring the 60-piece Queens College Orchestra, Maurice Peress, conductor, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music Jazz Orchestra & Gospel Choir, Earl McIntyre, Renee Manning, film clips, jazz & poetry, world music, special guests & more!

Thu, Nov 11 at 7:30 pm
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre

Symphony Space
2537 Broadway, at 95th St.
New York City

$75 / $55 / $35; Members, Students, Seniors $70 / $50 / $30; Children $65 / $45 / $25
For Tickets, call 212-864-5400 or click here.

Silencios Imaginados by Orlando Garcia, nominated for a Latin Grammy Award, best contemporary classical composition category

Nov 12 2010 - 8:00pm

Orlando Jacinto Garcia, composer (Nodus Ensemble). Track from: Sonidos Cubanos [Innova Recordings]  "Imaginary Silences" nominated for a Latin Grammy Award, to be announced on November 12 at a ceremony in Las Vegas.

The work is scored for five players - flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano, and was written for the Assisi Musiche Ensemble who premiered the work at the chamber music festival in Assisi, Italy, in 2001. Performance materials are available from ACA.

The work was recorded by the NODUS Ensemble on 'sonidos cubanos' a CD featuring the work of Cuban composers released by Innova Records, with additional works by Tania Leon, Sergio Barroso, and Ileana Perez Velazquez.

Insects and Paper Airplanes - new CD of music by Lawrence Dillon, released October 12

Oct 31 2010 - 12:00am

Insects and Paper Airplanes brings together the second, third and fourth quartets from Lawrence Dillon's Invisible Cities String Quartet Cycle, a set of six quartets Dillon has been working on since 1998. The three quartets are performed by the Daedalus Quartet, with pianist Benjamin Hochman joining members of Daedalus for Dillon's What Happened. Bridge Records 9332.

Flute/Percussion Music by members of the Long Island Composers Alliance performed by the (Just) Music Duo

Nov 16 2010 - 7:00pm

Cesare Papetti, percussionistCesare Papetti, percussionistTuesday, November 16, 2010, 7:00 PM

Music by Members of The Long Island Composers Alliance
The Tank, 354 West 54th St, (between 8th and 9th Avenues) New York City

The (just) music duo, Alice Jones (flute) and Cesare Papetti (percussion) will play Eleanor Cory's Epithalamium for Solo Flute, and other works by Richard Brooks, Herbert Deutsch, Paul Hefner, George Cork Maul, Leo Kraft and Dana Dimitri Richardson.

Admission $10. For more information call 212-563-6269. Advance tickets available at Brown Paper Tickets, 1-800-838-3006.


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