Sierra: One of the Most Compelling

“[Roberto Sierra’s concerto] is surely one of the most compelling works I’ve done.” As we approach March 23, Thomas Wilkins shares some thoughts about Sierra’s Concerto for Saxophones and Orchestra as he conducts soloist James Carter and the Boston Symphony in a featured performance. Originally commissioned by the Detroit Symphony, Sierra wrote the 23-minute concerto for […] Read more »

Sierra: I AM CARMEN MIRANDA

Concert: Sierra: I AM CARMEN MIRANDA Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-04-14 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano; Ensemble X Link: http://events.cornell.edu/event/ensemble_x_cu_music_3226 Concert Information: Barnes Hall Auditorium Cornell University Ithaca, NY Read more »

Lee: Violin Sonata No. 2 Premieres

“I am pleased,” shares James Lee III “to have composed Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano for violinist Dr. Igor Kalnin and pianist Dr. Rochelle Sennet.” On March 16, Kalnin and Sennet premiere Lee’s new 22-minute, four-movement work. Written for both instrumentalists who perform together as the Duo MemDi. Sonata No. 2 will premiere at […] Read more »

Knight: NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED

Concert: Knight: NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-03-15 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Ellie Jenkins, horn; Lillian Buss Pearson, piano Link: https://www.southeasthornworkshop.org/ Concert Information: Southeast Horn Workshop Western Carolina University Cullowhee, NC Read more »

Moravec: Rejoice in Hope

“…Love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor.”     Romans 12:10 (NRSV) On March 17, Mark Hyczko — music director of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Westfield, NJ) — leads the parish choir in the premiere of Paul Moravec’s newest choral work Rejoice in Hope. Scored for solo bass, SATB choir and […] Read more »

Moravec: VINCE & JAN: 1945

Concert: Moravec: VINCE & JAN: 1945 Start Date: 2019-03-01 End Date: 2019-03-02 Location: Craft Ensemble Link: http://www.musicmansion.org/calendar.html Concert Information: Music Mansion Providence, RI Read more »

Moravec: REJOICE IN HOPE *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Moravec: REJOICE IN HOPE *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-03-17 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Choir Link: https://stpaulswestfield.org/ Concert Information: Mark Hyczko, conductor Westfield, NJ Read more »

Sierra: 33 Sueños

On February 20, Roberto Sierra’s song cycle, 33 Sueños (33 Dreams) receives its American premiere presented by the New York Festival of Song (NYFOS). Programmed as part of NYFOS’ “Hyphenated-Americans” program, the 30-minute work is scored for baritone and piano and uses the texts settings of poet Juan Carlos Garvayo. (Garvayo also serves as pianist […] Read more »

DBR: String Quartet No.5, “Parks”

Concert: DBR: String Quartet No.5, “Parks” Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-02-15 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: mousai REMIX Ensemble Link: https://www.45thparallelpdx.org/concerts/sons-of-the-soil Concert Information: 45th Parallel Emily Cole, violin; Shin-young Kwon, violin; Jennifer Arnold, viola; Marilyn de Oliveira, cello “Sons of the Soil” The Old Church Portland, OR Read more »

Primiani: 1001 *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Primiani: 1001 *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-04-06 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Seattle Collaborative Orchestra Link: https://www.seattlecollaborativeorchestra.org/20182019-season/ Concert Information: Anna Edwards, conductor South Whidbey High School Auditorium Whidbey Island, WA Read more »