Benjamin Button - the opera, world premiere June 15

Jun 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

BUY Event tickets online
, or call 212-864-5400

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

Jun 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

Jun 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

Jun 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.

Orchestra of the League of Composers - Season Finale June 7th

Jun 7 2010 - 8:00pm
The League of Composers presents an extraordinary evening of contemporary music, featuring the music of Elliott Carter, Milton Babbitt, Joan Tower, Jason Treuting, and D.J. Sparr, conducted by Louis Karchin. Miller Theater at Columbia University; Monday, June 7 at 8:00pm. Tickets $20/$10.

APNM "Spring Rites" concert June 5

Jun 5 2010 - 8:00pm
The Association for the Promotion of New Music presents the works of Martin Boykan, Sheree Clement, David Fulmer, Brian Jacobs and Edward Jacobs to be performed at Tenri Cultural Institute 43A W. 13th St. Tickets $20/$5

New York Composers Circle to feature Richard Brooks, Richard McCandless, Joseph Pehrson, May 25

May 25 2010 - 8:00pm
Stephen Solook and Tiffany Du Mouchelle perform Tania Léon and Elliott CarterStephen Solook and Tiffany Du Mouchelle perform Tania Léon and Elliott CarterNEW YORK COMPOSERS CIRCLE
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 @ 8pm

Saint Peters Church at Citigroup Center
Lexington & 54th Street, New York City
$20 suggested donation

 

 

Program:

ACO "Underwood New Music Readings 2010" Concert at Miller Theatre, May 21-22

May 22 2010 - 8:00pm
American Composers Orchestra invites you to "2010 Underwood New Music Readings" on Saturday, May 22 at 8:00pm. Seven of the nation’s most promising composers in the early stages of their professional careers have been selected from more than 100 submissions received from around the country.

US Army Band Premieres Steven Sacco's Music in Three Movements for Eight Trumpets 6-10 July

Jul 6 2010 - 12:00am
Steven Sacco'sThe U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own"The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" Music in Three Movements for Eight Trumpets (2010) Premiere: 35th Annual Conference of the International Trumpet Guild.  Sydney, Australia 6-10 July 2010.  Trumpet Ensemble of the United States, Washington, DC Army Band "Pershing's Own" USA.

The Spring 2010 Issue of New Music Connoisseur Magazine is now available

The New Music Connoisseur is a magazine focusing on the work of the composers of our time, with additional coverage of rare and neglected classical music from all national and ethnic sources.

Published by the Center for Contemporary Opera,
Editor-in-Chief:  Michael Dellaira

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