On Thursday, September 6th, New York Chamber Music Festival celebrates Joan Tower’s seventy-fourth birthday with an All-Tower concert. Performers include flutist Carol Wincenc, violinist Emma Steele, pianist Blair McMillen, the Da Capo Players, and the Escher String Quartet: all commissioners of or longtime collaborators with Tower.
Click here to purchase tickets for the Happy Birthday, Joan Tower concert at Symphony Space
Thursday, September 6 at 6 PM
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY 10025-6990
Joan Tower page at Schirmer’s website.
Ursula Oppens — celebrated pianist and distinguished professor of music at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York — performs works by New York composers John Corigliano, Joan Tower, Tania Leon, Elliott Carter (American premiere), and Tobias Picker (world premiere) at Elebash Recital Hall, 365 Fifth Ave., on Nov. 11 (Wednesday, 7 p.m.). Ms. Oppens will be joined by fellow CUNY faculty member, clarinetist Charles Neidich.
Before the performance, several of these eminent composers will join Oppens for a conversation about composition and performance, and what it means to create and play music in New York today. $25 general admission; $10 for Graduate Center students with I.D. Tickets may be purchased at the Online Box Office. For more information: (212) 817-8215.
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