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Michael Ludwig Nemmers Prize in Music Composition

Northwestern University Music Library

Institute for New Music

Contemporary Music Ensemble

Contemporary Music Ensemble

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 7:30pm
Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater

Timo Andres, Checkered Shade
Nicholas Cline, water-witching (world premiere)
Louis Andriessen, Workers Union
Simon Steen-Andersen, Chambered Music

Alan Pierson, Vincent Povázsay, and Benjamin Bolter, conductors

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Student New Music Showcase

Thursday May 26, 2016 - 7:30pm
McClintock Choral and Recital Room
Admission is free


Tre Poemi (1986)
For horn and piano

1. Lamento
2. Danza
3. La Gondola Funebre

Russell Rybicki, horn 
Daniel Brottman, piano

Volker David Kirchner (1942- )

Trois Strophes sur le nom de Sacher (1982)
for solo cello

Brannon Cho, cello

Henri Dutilleux (1916-2013)

A Tale for Two Violins (2014)

1. Introduction / Over the Plateau
2. Kef / Festivities (Loy Loy)
6. Escape (Nehavent Longa) 

Emily Oing, violin
Lena Vidulich, violin

Kristapor Najarian (1991- )

Paris Skies & An Dassa Choof! (2015)
for violin and bass

Hannah Christiansen, violin
Casey Karr, bass   

Nicholas Walker  (1972- )

Quintet for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and double bass (2002)

1. Moderato
2. Adagio
3. "Scherzo" (Presto-Trio-Presto)
4. Largo
5. "Finale" Allegro Vivo

Allison Rye, oboe
Elena Murphy, clarinet
Anna Vosbigian, violin
Christina Paton, viola
Antonio Escobedo, bass

David Anderson (1962- )

In Memory (2002)                                                                                       
for string quartet

Zafa Quartet
Lena Vidulich, violin
Hannah Christiansen, violin
Katya Checkovich, viola
Chris Bennett, cello

Joan Tower (1932-  )

Moz-Art (1978)  
for 2 violins

Luisa de Castro, violin
Tomaz Soares, violin

Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998)

Quartet da Do (2007)

Rodrigo Orviz, clarinet 
Brandon Quarles, sax
Eric R. Singh, guitar 
Waichi Tang, bongo
Chris Wild, conductor

Juan Trigos (1965-  )

Student Composers' Concert

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 7:30pm
Regenstein Master Class Room

An evening of original student compositions. Admission is free.