Wednesday in Bennington Vermont: Hall plays Gibson

Tonight at Bennington College as part of their Carriage Barn Series, violist Michael Hall and composer Mara Gibson present a program of contemporary works (program and concert details below). The centerpiece of the concert will be Gibson’s Canopy, a mixed media work featuring Hall.

If you don’t happen to be in the vicinity of Bennington tonight, you can also experience – and purchase – a recording of this work via Gibson’s BandCamp page (embed below).

Event Details


Michael Hall


Temple Bell Still Ringing in My Heart (2002) CHONG Kee Yong

b. 1971

Wooden Dance in Fourteen Time (2013)* World Premiere Matthew Burtner

for viola and computer sound b. 1970

Kshe Buon (1980) Chinary Ung

b. 1942

The Violist’s Notebook, selections (2003) John Harbison

VI. “Marcus Thompson,” – Allegro b. 1938

V. “Jaimie Laredo,” – Moderato, serioso e

III. “James Dunham,” – Vivace

Figment IV, for solo viola (2007) Elliott Carter

1908 – 2012

Canopy, for viola and fixed media (2011)* Mara Gibson

b. 1972


Elegia: in memoriam John Paul II (2005)* Marta Ptaszynska

b. 1943

Antahkarana (2010)* Narong Prangcharoen

b. 1973

Keep in Touch (Three Missed Calls for Holy Week) (2005) Nico Muhly

for viola solo and electronics b. 1981

*Composition written for Michael Hall


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