Past Performances

Season:

Remembering Lee

Sat Dec 12 2015
National Sawdust

counter)induction celebrates the work of longtime friend Lee Hyla, featuring music from throughout his career as well as the New York premiere of Wave, his penultimate work. [more info]

X + N: Benjamin Fingland and Delia Derbyshire

Sun Jan 3 2016
Spectrum

Delia Derbyshire joined the BBC Radiophonic Workshop in 1963. Best known for her iconic work on the original Dr. Who theme, Derbyshire also created many works as film scores and theatre music. Benjamin Fingland, clarinets, will compliment the electronics with a selection of contemporary solo works. [more info]

From Hungary

Tue Feb 2 2016
The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture

Composer Gregory Mertl serves as guest curator for this panorama of new music from Hungary. From emerging composers presented in the US for the first time, to elder statesmen Kurtag and Ligeti, explore the unique musical culture of this idiosyncratic place. Featured on the program is Mertl’s new work written for c)i, [more info]

X + N: Daniel Lippel and Éliane Radigue

Sun Apr 10 2016
Spectrum

The phenomenally sensitive and ferociously virtuosic guitarist Daniel Lippel presents a program counterpointing the music of Éliane Radigue. Hypnotic and transformative, Radigue’s work exists outside any stylistic or aesthetic school, yet her influence can still be felt in the environmental and ambient music of today.

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Tethys / The Ocean

Fri Jun 3 2016
Tenri Cultural Institute

This expansive program will be built around a new concertino by Douglas Boyce for Miranda Cuckson, violin, and large chamber ensemble. The program will also feature Ryan Streber’s Shadow Etudes and the American premier of Kyle Bartlett’s beautifully austere Lay down your burden. [more info]

“Once when father (George Ives) was asked: 'How can you stand it to hear old John Bell (who was the best stonemason in town) bellow off-key the way he does at camp-meetings?' his answer was: 'Old John is a supreme musician. Look into his face and hear the music of the ages. Don't pay too much attention to the sounds. If you do, you may miss the music. You won't get a heroic ride to Heaven on pretty little sounds!'”
--Charles Ives