Jan
29
7:30 PM19:30

Focus Festival: On the Air!

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Courtenay will perform Faizil Say’s Piano Trio “Space Jump” along side Cameron Richardson-Eames, piano, and Iona Batchelder, cello.

A Salute to 75 Years of International Radio Commissioning

6:30pm Pre-Concert Talk: a conversation about music and radio broadcasting, with John Schaefer and Joel Sachs

JOHN WOOLRICH (UK, b. 1954) A Singing Sky (2009)
Joan Hofmeyr, Soprano
Arthur Williford, Piano

CHAYA CZERNOWIN (Israel/US, b. 1957) Adiantum Capillus-Veneris (2015)
Vocal soloist to be announced

STEFANO GERVASONI Stefano Gervasoni (Italy, b. 1962) Drei Grabschriften upon epitaphs by Nelly Sachs(2017-8)   
Kady Evanyshyn, Mezzo-Soprano
Christopher Reynolds, Piano

FAZIL SAY (Turkey, b. 1970) Space Jump (2013)
Courtenay Cleary, Violin
Iona Batchelder, Cello
Cameron Richardson-Eames, Piano

All pieces on the first half were commissioned by ARD, the Consortium of German Public Broadcasters, for the Munich International Competition, a project of Bavarian Radio

HANS ABRAHAMSEN (Denmark, b. 1952) Six Pieces for French Horn, Violin, and Piano (1984)
Vincent Kiray, French Horn
Yue Qian, Violin
Sylvia Jiang, Piano
Commissioned by Danish Radio

KATI AGOCS (Canada, b. 1975) Nostalgia for Airs Unheard (2007, US premiere)
Jiaqi Long, Piano
Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

LUCIANO BERIO (Italy, 1925-2003) Sequenza No. 14 (2002)
Issei Herr, Cello
Commissioned by Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)

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Jan
25
7:30 PM19:30

Focus Festival: On the Air!

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Courtenay will perform Archeologia del telefono by Salvatore Sciarrino and Corps d’arc-en-ciel  by Akira Nishimura as part of the New Juilliard Ensemble.

A Salute to 75 Years of International Radio Commissioning

New Juilliard Ensemble
Joel Sachs, Founding Director and Conductor
Nicolette Mavroleon, Soprano

YOUNGHI PAGH-PAAN (Korea/Germany, b. 1945) U-Mul (The Well) (1992, western hemisphere premiere)
Commissioned by WDR (Cologne)

COLIN MATTHEWS (UK, b. 1946) A Voice to Wake
(2005, first performance outside the UK)
Commissioned by the BBC

SALVATORE SCIARRINO (Italy, b. 1947) Archeologia del telefono (2005)
Commissioned by SWR (Stuttgart and Baden-Baden) for Klangforum Wien

AKIRA NISHIMURA (Japan) Corps d’arc-en-ciel (2008)
Commissioned by Radio France

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