Poul Ruders and David Starobin

Thursday, March 26, 2009, at 7:30 pm

Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue at 38th Street

Scandinavia House and Bridge Records are hosting a birthday concert for Poul Ruders tomorrow night. The program features the world premiere of Pages I-X (2008) performed by guitarist David Starobin, and the US premiere of Serenade on the Shores of the Cosmic Ocean, performed by avant-accordionist Mikko Luoma and the iO String Quartet.

Also on the program are:

Regime (1984), Juilliard Percussion Ensemble

Star Prelude and Love Fugue (1990), Vassily Primakov, piano

New Rochelle Suite (2005), David Starobin, guitar; Daniel Druckman, percussion.

Ruders will be in attendance and will speak about his music and the works on this program. Tickets for the Ruders Birthday Concert are $15, and $10 for American Scandinavian Foundation members. 212-879-9779 for tickets reservations and sales.

2 Responses to “Poul Ruders 60th Birthday Concert and Celebration”
  1. The guitar music is very special too. Anyone know the operas?
    I’m also curious about the 2007 book about his music? Any Sequenza readers give it a read?

  2. David Salvage says:

    Wsh I could make it. I’m a fan of his piano music…

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