The Boston New Music Initiative presents ARE YOU STILL THERE? music of voyage and remembrance • Feb 25Posted by s21concerts in Concert Announcement, tags: Boston, Chamber Orchestra, contemporary music, new music
The Boston New Music Initiative will present Are You Still There? music of voyage and remembrance as part of its third concert season on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at Pickman Concert Hall, Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA. Featuring a chamber orchestra with soloists performing new works by living composers, Are You Still There? will showcase Ted Hearne’s Cordavi and Fig, Timothy A. Davis’s In Memoriam, Garrett Byrnes’s Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra (featuring piano soloist Esther Ning Yau), Mary Kouyoumdjian’s Odaraganeen Sharagan (Stranger’s Song) (featuring mezzo-soprano Christina English), and the Boston premiere of Oliver Knussen’s Requiem: Songs For Sue (featuring soprano Erin M. Smith). Nathan Lofton, Music Director, will conduct all pieces, which, with the exception of the Knussen, were selected from BNMI’s international call for scores.
A pre-concert talk with the composers begins at 7:15. Tickets are $15 general / $10 student / Free with Longy ID or under 18, available online until the day of the show or at the door.