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Focus Festival: On the Air!

  • The Juilliard School - Peter Jay Sharp Theatre 155 West 65th Street New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)

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

Later Event: January 29
Focus Festival: On the Air!