For over 40 years, the College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University has been at the edge of new music. Home to the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music (MACCM), an award-winning organization devoted to the study and promotion of contemporary music and technology, BGSU has been an active and prolific contributor to the national and international new music scene.
Continuing that tradition, on Wednesday, April 3 faculty and graduate students from the College of Musical Arts will perform at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, bringing a program of varied and challenging new music by Sebastian Currier, Iannis Xenakis, Jon Christopher Nelson, Leroux, Jonathan Harvey, BGSU faculty composer Christopher Dietz and BGSU alumna Jennifer Higdon. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m.
- Sebastian Currier, Scarlatti Cadences/Brainstorm
Laura Melton, piano
- Jonathan Harvey, Run Before Lightning
Conor Nelson, flute/Tom Rosenkranz, piano
- Iannis Xenakis, XAS
John Sampen, Noa Even, Jim Fusik, Matt Younglove, saxophones
- Jon Christopher Nelson, They Wash Their Ambassadors in Citrus and Fennel
Liz Pearse, soprano
- Christopher Dietz, Until the End, My Dear (world premiere)
Tom Rosenkranz, piano
- Philippe Leroux, SPP
Jeffrey Heisler, saxophone/I-Chen Yeh, piano
- Jennifer Higdon, Dark Wood
Susan Nelson, bassoon/Penny Thompson Kruse, violin/Alan Smith, cello/Tom Rosenkranz, piano
Tickets are $10 ($12 day of show), and are available from the Le Poisson Rouge box office web site, www.lepoissonrouge.com. LPR is located at 158 Bleecker Street in Greenwich Village.
For more information contact the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music at 419/372-2685 or visit www.bgsu.edu/newmusic