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New works by rising composers, including new Playground commissions and Conrad Kehn’s “Young Person’s Guide to Modern Music.”
Featuring: New Playground commissions by Jeff Ashear and Nicholas Ehlers, Conrad Kehn’s Young Person’s Guide to Modern Music, Greg Simon’s Piano Quintet No. 1 and Christopher Auerbach-Brown’s Pillars of Air.
Hamilton Recital Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts,
2344 E. Iliff ave.,
Denver CO, 80208
Tickets $18 adult, $16 seniors, free with Pioneer card or ANY student ID. Ticket prices include free parking at the Newman Center parking garage and a reception after the concert to greet the artists.
Lamont Concert Line (303) 871-6412

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Hosted by the Metro State Department of Music on the Auraria Campus, the Playground’s annual CoCoCo showcases chamber music written by residents of Colorado. Now in its 6th year CoCoCo has featured 49 works by 39 different Colorado-based composers including a number of K-12 composers. Each year one composer is selected to receive a commission to compose a new work specifically for the Playground. Watch our web site for the next deadline and be sure to alert any composers you know to this opportunity.
Auraria Campus King Center
855 Lawrence Way
Denver, CO 80204
303-556-2296
Tickets: http://www.ahec.edu/kingcenter/main/box_office.html

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Come see the premier of Conrad Kehn’s Playgrosso, a concerto for Playground and Orchestra. World Premier!!
First Presbyterian Church
1820 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303.402.6400
Tickets: http://bouldersymphony.org/tickets

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Join us as we collaborate with the Boulder Symphony on their firt ever chamber music series.
Featured works include Libra, Scorpio and Saggitarius from Tierkreis by Karlheinz Stockhausen, Henryk Gorecki’s Little Fantasia and Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint.
First Presbyterian Church
1820 15th Street
Boulder, CO 80302
303.402.6400
Tickets: http://bouldersymphony.org/tickets

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8pm Friday, March 2, 2012
Tickets: $15
Steve Lehman: For McCoy Tyner, Tristan Murail, Anthony Braxton and Alexander Scriabin
Steve Lehman: Manifold
Pauline Oliveros: Breaking Boundaries
Pauline Oliveros: 13 Changes
Pauline Oliveros: Inner/Outer Sound Matrix George Crumb: Movements from 11 Echoes of Autumn
Pamela Madsen: Prophecy of Place with video by Quintan Ana Wikswo

Steve Lehman: For McCoy Tyner, Tristan Murail, Anthony Braxton and Alexander ScriabinSteve Lehman: ManifoldPauline Oliveros: Breaking BoundariesPauline Oliveros: 13 Changes
Pauline Oliveros: Inner/Outer Sound Matrix George Crumb: Movements from 11 Echoes of AutumnPamela Madsen: Prophecy of Place with video by Quintan Ana Wikswo

Part of the New Music Festival

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We celebrate the life of this influential and beloved Polish composer.
Featured works include Little Fantasia, String Quartet No. 2, Sonata for Piano Op. 6 and Quartettino.
Hamilton Recital Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave.,
Denver, CO 80208
Tickets $18 adults, $16 seniors and free with Pioneer card or ANY student ID.
Ticket prices include free parking in Newman Center parking garage and a reception after the concert to greet the artists.
Lamont Concert line (303) 871-6412

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Hear the latest works by Lamont’s best and brightest. FREE
Hamilton Recital Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave
Denver, CO 80208
Tickets $18 adults, $16 seniors and free with Pioneer card or ANY student ID.
Ticket prices include free parking in Newman Center parking garage and a reception after the concert to greet the artists
Lamont Concert line (303) 871-6412

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KALEIDOSCOPE   万華鏡   MANGEKYOU

Music of Japan   日本の音楽

CLARINETIST THOMAS PIERCY   ~ PIANIST MIKA TANAKA

GUEST ARTIST, PIANIST CLAUDINE HICKMAN

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

8:00 pm

Gershwin Hotel ~ 7 East 27th Street  ~ New York, NY 10016

Tickets: $10 at the door.

info@TonadaProductions.com

Clarinetist Thomas Piercy and Pianist/Composer Mika Tanaka perform KALEIDOSCOPE 万華鏡 MANGEKYOU –  a kaleidoscopically varied concert of music of Japan including traditional Japanese folk songs, contemporary Japanese popular music, and recent contemporary classical compositions.  Pianist Claudine Hickman will appear as a special guest artist.

KALEIDOSCOPE 万華鏡 MANGEKYOU will feature a world premier by Jun Nagao (Your Kindness), pieces written for Mr. Piercy and Ms. Tanaka by Yohei Kurihara, and “Un nuage de tristesse” by composer/pianist Mika Tanaka.  Other composers featured on the program include Kozaburo Hirai (Paraphrase on Sakura Sakura),   Academy Award-nominated Joe Hisaishi (Summer/The Rain, Les Aventuriers, Okuribito), Amy Madoka Ito (Tsukiyo no Kojou), Yumi Kimura (Itsumo nando demo), Yoshinao Nakada (Sakura Yokocho), Yutaka Ozaki (I Love You), Academy Award-winner Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence), and  Ippo Tsuboi (Far Away In Time).

For more information:

http://www.tonadaproductions.com/kaleidoscope_199753377537857_mangekyou.html

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Adventurous L.A. classical ensemble Wild Up makes its REDCAT debut May 17, teaming up with CalArts musicians for the culmination of CalArts’ festival of Sofia Gubaidulina’s music.

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Verismo Opera presents Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Tickets & information: 707-864-5508
Stage Director, Fred Winthrop, Conductor, Michael Shahani
Piano and Chamber Orchestra
Tickets: General Admission – $12; Seniors & Students – $10
Company Information http://www.verismoopera.org

The Duke of Mantua seduces women while his hunchbacked Jester, Rigoletto, insults the husbands and fathers. The joke goes too far when a curse falls upon Rigoletto’s innocent daughter, Gilda. An assassin and seductress are added to the mix. Will Gilda’s love for the Duke bring down the curse upon them all?

Performances:

Sun. October 24th, 3:00pm, Church of the Valley, 350 North Orchard Ave., Vacaville, CA 95688 (with orchestra)
$12 General, $8.00 Seniors/Students

Sat. October 30th, 7:30pm, Pacifica Performances, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica 94044 (with orchestra)
$20 General, Member $15, Seniors/Students $15, Youth under 18 free.

Sun. November 14th, 3pm, Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94709 (with orchestra) $12 Members/Students, $18 at the Door.

Sat. November 20th, 7:30pm Mira Theater, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590 (with orchestra)
Sun. November 21st, 3:00pm Mira Theater, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590 (with orchestra)
Sun. November 28th, 3:00pm Mira Theater, 51 Daniels Avenue, Vallejo, CA 94590 (with orchestra)
15 General/Advance, $12 Senior/student/Member
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