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Per Nørgård
© Manu Theobald Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
On June 16-18 at New York City's Scandinavia House, Lost Dog New Music Ensemble presents Nørgård in New York, a three-day festival celebrating the music of Per Nørgård, one of Denmark's greatest composers. Over the course of three all-Nørgård programs, Nørgård in New York offers the first retrospective of the composer's work to occur in the United States and features eleven US premieres, with performances by Lost Dog New Music Ensemble, Momenta Quartet, sopranos Sarah Joy Miller and Sarah Moyer, percussionist Neeraj Mehta, and conductor James Baker.

Tickets to each concert are $20, or go full-Nørgård and purchase a three-concert Festival Pass for $45. For tickets and more information, please visit

Thursday, June 16: Nørgård's America
*Features two US Premieres
Lost Dog New Music Ensemble
Sarah Joy Miller, soprano
Sarah Moyer, soprano

Friday, June 17: Night Descending Like Smoke
*Features five US Premieres
Momenta Quartet

Saturday, June 18: The Day Breaks: Works for Large Ensemble
*Features four US Premieres
Lost Dog New Music Ensemble
Sarah Joy Miller, soprano
Neeraj Mehta, percussion
James Baker & Garth Edwin Sunderland, conductors

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