LDPhoto1012BLawrence Dillon’s Bacchus Chaconne for violin and viola will be performed by members of the Mallarmé Chamber Players on Saturday, October 12 – 8:00 PM at the Casbah Club, 1007 West Main Street in Durham, North Carolina.

Bacchus Chaconne was written in 1991 and has been recorded for Naxos. See a performance of the piece at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIWzXqG6rIo.

Other composers on the program include Mark O’Connor, Radames Gnattali and Paganini. Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 at the door/$5 students at the door with ID. For more information, call 919-560-2788 or visit http://www.mallarmemusic.org/.

The composer’s Saturn Dreams of Mercury for string trio will be performed on October 12 at 8:00 PM by The Atlantic Ensemble as part of their concert at the Accueil Musical de Saint-Merry, 76 rue de la Verrerie in Paris France.

The composer writes, “In outlining his second artistic principle – Quickness – Italo Calvino describes himself as “a Saturn who dreams of being a Mercury,” an older man predisposed to introversion and melancholy who nonetheless aspires to the speed and agility of the young god in winged sandals. That image tweaked a musical response from, and the result was Saturn Dreams of Mercury.”

This evening will also feature music by Schubert and Scott Joplin. More about this event at http://www.accueilmusical.fr/. Visit the Atlantic Ensemble at http://atlanticensemble.com/.

The World Premiere of Dillon’s Passing Tones for violin and cello will be performed on Monday, October 14 at 5:00 PM by members of the Seattle Chamber Music Society as part of a Toby Saks Memorial Concert at Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street in Seattle, Washington.

This special concert is presented in memory of SCMS Founder Toby Saks. Read the composers personal remembrance of her at http://www.sequenza21.com/dillon/?p=2144.

More about the Memorial Concert at http://www.seattlechambermusic.org/.

Dillon’s music is published by American Composers Alliance – http://composers.com/. Visit his website at http://www.lawrencedillon.com/.

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