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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

Program:

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.