John Eaton's "Lettere" to be performed by the American Modern Ensemble at Lincoln Center


Monday, February 8, 2010 - 8:00pm

John EatonCelebrating John Eaton's 75th birthday, AME will perform Lettere, a setting of Poems of Michaeli Ranchetti, for Mezzo Soprano, flute, harp, and string quartet -- on Monday, February 8th, 2010, at 8pm. Location: Rose Building, 10th Floor, Lincoln Center, New York City. Tickets are here, or call 800-838-3006. $20 advance/$25 at the door. On-stage discussion with the composers, wine reception after the perfomance. Other works on the program: Christopher Rouse's Compline and Sebastian Currier's Crossfade. 

World Premiere of John Eaton's opera, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


Tuesday, June 15, 2010 - 8:00pm

Save the Date: John Eaton's new opera, based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, premieres June 15, 2010 at Symphony Space's Sharp Theatre, featuring a libretto by Estela Eaton and the performing ensemble, Pocket Opera Players. The production is being staged by New York's Center for Contemporary Opera, and will be co-produced by the American Composers Alliance.

ACA moves uptown

The corner music shop in Washington Heights is open for business. Nestled in a neighborhood full of musicians, composers, and kids on skateboards, the new ACA office is located on a breezy corner with a view. Thursday night, several composers, artists,  new-music advocates, and friends stopped by to celebrate the grand opening. Pictured from left, Gene Caprioglio, Vice-President of New Music at C.F. Peters Corp, Gina Genova, ACA Director, and Frank Oteri, Founding Editor and Publisher of New Music Box.

First performance of John Melby's Concerto No. 2 for Viola and Computer on September 28th

Rudolf Haken, violistRudolf Haken, violist

Violist Rudolf Haken will present the first performance of John Melby's Concerto No. 2 for Viola and Computer on Monday, September 28th at 7:30 PM at the Music Building Auditorium of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Music, 1114 West Nevada Avenue, Urbana, IL. The concert is free and open to the public.


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