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Wednesday, February 01, 2012


Spring for Chamber Music

This season we see an absolute plethora of new chamber music premiering all over the world, quite a testament to the ever-growing community of international musicians championing new music. From Gubaidulina to Glass; Nørgård to Neikrug; Carnegie Hall to Carmel, California; Denmark to Detroit… whether you are a chamber music performer or avid fan, there is sure to be something here to pique your interest!

February 3     

Bright Sheng The Singing Gobi Desert *
Prism Quartet and Music from China
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall
New York City

February 11     

Bright Sheng Dance Capriccio *
Shanghai Quartet with Peter Serkin, piano
Detroit Chamber Music Society
Detroit, MI

February 16     

Sofia Gubaidulina New Work (Part of Fragments I) *
Brentano String Quartet
Carnegie Hall
New York City

February 19     

Britta Byström Inferno *
Stockholm Chamber Brass with narrator Björn Granath
Skattunge Church
Skattungbyn, Sweden

February 24     

Per Nørgård Three Scenes, Arabesques
Peter Bruun Letter to the Ocean
Esbjerg Ensemble with percussionist Christian Martinez
Musikhuset Aarhus
Denmark

February 25     

Benet Casablancas Six Glosses *
Seattle Chamber Players
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall
Seattle, WA

March 21     

John Harbison Finale, Presto (Comment on Haydn’s Unfinished Quartet, Op. 103) ***
The Brentano String Quartet
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
New York City

March 30     

Marc Neikrug Clarinet Quintet ***
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
David Shifrin, clarinet
Orion String Quartet
New York City

April 10     

Bright Sheng Melodies of a Flute *, Hot Pepper
Camerata Pacifica
Los Angeles, CA

April 14     

Joan Tower White Water *
Daedalus String Quartet
Chamber Music Monterey Bay
Carmel, CA

April 21     

Philip Glass Partita for Solo Violin *
Timothy Fain
Glass at 75
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City

April 21     

John Harbison String Quartet No. 5 *
Pro Arte Quartet
Middleton, WI

April 24     

John Harbison Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano *
Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Jon Kimura Parker, piano
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
New York, NY

April 29     

Per Nørgård String Quartet No 10, Harvest - Timeless, Pictures from Arresø (Lake Arre), Whirls
Ensemble Midtvest
Nørre Vosborg, Denmark

April 30     

Tarik O'Regan After Rain (Petrichor) *
Text: Edward Thomas
Utah Chamber Artists
Salt Lake City, UT

*World Premiere
***New York City Premiere


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