Irving Park Fine Arts Series presents ~Nois in concert, premiering 'Foursquare: Three Antique Games' for saxophone quartet. Admission is free. Program also includes new works by Niki Harlafti and Craig Pinson, as well as works by Martin Bresnick and Robert Schumann (arr. William Bolcom).
Ensemble Échappé will premiere 'Snowlight' for sinfonietta in their 2017-18 season finale, as part of Lex54 Concerts at St. Peter's Church. Concert will also include new works by Michael Hersch, Nina C. Young and Jonathan Dawe.
More information available on Ensemble Échappé's events site here.
Alia Musica Pittsburgh will perform 'Emergence' at University of Pittsburgh alongside works by student and alumni composers, including works by Ryan McMasters, Brian Riordan, Marco Giusto, Devon Tipp and Matthew Heap. Admission: $15 general, $10 students/seniors.
FLUX Quartet will premiere 'of embers and aspen leaves' (String Quartet No.2) at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival alongside a new quartet by Freya Waley-Cohen and also joining pianist Stephen Gosling for works by Carter and Adès.
Latitude 49 will perform 'Emergence' for clarinet, saxophone, violin, cello, piano and percussion at The Cube, Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, MI.
The program, “A Sense of Who” includes works by Gabriella Smith, Annika Socolofsky, Viet Cuong and Christopher Cerrone.
Latitude 49 will perform 'Emergence' for clarinet, saxophone, violin, cello, piano and percussion at the Southport Beach House in Kenosha, WI, sponsored by the Kenosha Creative Space.
The program, “A Sense of Who” includes new works by Gabriella Smith, Annika Socolofsky, Viet Cuong, Timothy Page and Mark Kilstofte.
Admission is free. More information here
Michiko Theurer will premiere 'Moths' for solo violin in Circling the Waves, a multimedia performance inspired by the architecture of Virginia Woolf's novel The Waves and featuring Theurer's original artwork. With music by Katherine Balch, Melody Ëotvös, Sunbin Kim, Phillip Sink and Michael Small, the concert is an aural mosaic of independent voices woven around the shared visual space of five paintings.
Tickets: $20 general, $10 students.
The Minnesota Orchestra under Osmo Vänskä will premiere 'Chiaroscuro' in a new version for full orchestra at Orchestra Hall, as part of the Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute, taking place January 30-February 3, 2017. Tickets are $40/20, $12 for students. More information about the Institute is available here; tickets can be purchased online through the Minnesota Orchestra's website or by phone through the box office at (612)-371-5656 or (800)-292-4141.
Latitude 49 will premiere 'Emergence' for clarinet, saxophone, violin, cello, piano and percussion at University of Wisconsin Parkside on their Noon Hour Concert Series.
The program, “A Sense of Who,” includes new works by Gabriella Smith, Annika Socolofsky, Viet Cuong, Timothy Page and Mark Kilstofte. Admission is free.
In their Winter 2017 concert "Music of Our Time and Place", Alia Musica Pittsburgh will premiere 'Emergence' for clarinet, saxophone, violin, cello, piano and percussion at Duquesne University alongside works by Pierre Boulez, David Stock, Patrick Burke, and John Arrigo-Nelson. Admission is free.
Bassoonist Linda Fisher will perform 'Jeremy Fisher' as part of AIRPLAY's concert in the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra's Summer Chamber Music Series in Latrobe, PA. General admission seating is $10 per person and all proceeds benefit the Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra. More information here.
Harpist Melody Swen will perform 'Night' as part of the USAIHC Composers' Forum Concert at Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Admission is free. The concert will also feature other finalists for the 2016 competition, including works by Evan Fein, Nathan Cornelius, Karen Keyhani, Monika Dalach, Bora Uymaz, and Shai Cohen.
University of Chicago's 'Tomorrow's Music Today' series will host the world premiere of 'an everywhere of silver' for solo harp and ensemble. Ben Melsky, soloist. Contempo; Cliff Colnot, conductor. Logan Performance Hall, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Free admission.
Bassoonist Linda Fisher will perform 'Jeremy Fisher' for solo bassoon at West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV) along with works by Andre Previn, Jean Francaix, John Williams, Bernie Garfield and Paul Moravec. Bloch Performance Hall. Free admission.
Latitude 49 will give the Chicago premiere of 'Sparks' for clarinet, violin, cello and piano as part of MGMC's 2016 conference. Performance Penthouse, Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Free admission.
Violinist and visual artist Michiko Theurer presents the world premiere of 'along the soft trails' alongside Robert Schumann's A minor Violin Sonata No.1 and Alban Berg's Violin Concerto. Grusin Hall, Colorado University at Boulder. Free admission.