Mari Kimura
Shirish Korde
Rahzel
Erin Rogers
David Virelles
Eleonor Sandresky

Composers Now Festival Kick Off Event @ the cell

Including Performances, Composer Dialogues, and Much More


Event Poster

Friday, January 30th
Sessions at 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm

the cell, A 21st Century Salon
338 West 23rd Street
New York, NY

 

TICKETS FOR ONE OR BOTH SESSIONS NOW AVAILABLE! Click here for details on composer/performer order for each session and to purchase tickets online.

The evening @ the cell is hosted by Tania León, founder and artistic director of Composers Now, and features the following composers, works and performers:


Harry Einhorn

Seven Line Supplication to Guru Rinpoche

C4: The Choral Composer-Conductor Collective

Composer's Photograph

Reena Esmail

Anjuman Songs

Gul-e-dodi

Annie Rosen, mezzo soprano; Shunori Ramanathan, narrator; Fiona Last, English horn; Paul Kerekes, piano

Composer's Photograph

Joseph N. Rubinstein

Four Bright Seasons (excerpts)

C4: The Choral Composer-Conductor Collective

Composer's Photograph

Joshua Fineberg

Grisaille

Marilyn Nonken, piano

Composer's Photograph

Kevin Norton

I Dig Facts Man

Ensemble 50: Mary Rowell, violin; Jim Pugliese, percussion; Kevin Norton, percussion; Eleonor Sandresky, piano

Composer's Photograph

João Luiz

Todas as Manhas (All the Mornings)

João Luiz, Francisco Roldán, Ana Maria Rosado

Composer's Photograph

Shirish Korde

Lalit

Jan Muller-Szeraws, cello; Jonathan Hess, vibraphone; Amit Kavthekar, tabla

Composer's Photograph

Mari Kimura

Breuer Vivant (Breuer Living), world premiere

violin & interactive computer

Composer's Photograph

Alex Mincek

Out of Thin Air

Queens College New Music Ensemble:

Patrick Kennedy, Richard Weismantel, Ching-Yu Huang, Percussion

Michael Lipsey, Director

Composer's Photograph

Rahzel

Beatbox, world premiere

Composer's Photograph


Eleonor Sandresky

A Summer Evening

Ensemble 50:

Mary Rowell, violin; Jim Pugliese, percussion; Kevin Norton, percussion; Eleonor Sandresky, piano

Composer's Photograph

Richard Pearson Thomas

Blood of Angels
(excerpts)
Composer-Librettist: Richard Pearson Thomas
 
Angela L. Owens, soprano
Richard Pearson Thomas, piano
Composer's Photograph

David Virelles

Èfé: Doce Piezas Cubanas Para Piano (12 Cuban piano pieces)

Román Díaz, bonkó enchemiyá (Abakuá percussion)
David Virelles, piano

Composer's Photograph

Erin Rogers

Urban Composites
(two movements)

New Thread Saxophone Quartet:
Geoff Landman, soprano saxophone
Kristen McKeon, alto saxophone
Erin Rogers, tenor saxophone
Zach Herchen, baritone saxophone
Composer's Photograph

Pat Muchmore

Hyperoperator 3

New Thread Quartet: Geoffrey Landman, soprano saxophone;Kristen McKeon, alto saxophone; Erin Rogers, tenor saxophone; Zach Herchen, baritone saxophone

Composer's Photograph


the cell

@the cell, a Twenty First Century Salon, creating works to mine the mind, pierce the heart, and awaken the soul. the cell is a not-for-profit collective for artists to incubate and present new work.

venue photograph

Registration Open For February 2015 Composers Now Festival For Events In The Five Boroughs Of New York City

If you are planning or participating in, producing and/or sponsoring an event featuring a living composer(s) in attendance, please register your event now. Events include performances, open rehearsals, symposiums, forums and lectures. Multi-media and non-traditional performance venues welcome.

Download the Registration Form Here

The Composers Now Festival will include your event in its calendar, social media and press for February 2015.

Contact Tania León at tleon@ComposersNow.org to discuss or schedule lectures, forums, symposiums or special projects.

Contact Amy Frawley at afrawley@ComposersNow.org or 917.847.3551 with registration questions.

Presenter Partners

Composers Now announces a collaborative initiative with presenters across the five boroughs of New York City to generate greater visibility for living composers throughout the year.

We welcome HARLEM STAGE, I-BEAM, JAZZ GALLERY, INTERPRETATIONS, THE CUTTING ROOM, ENCOMPASS NEW OPERA THEATRE, AFRO LATIN JAZZ ALLIANCE, FIREHOUSE SPACE, STREAMING MUSEUM and KEYED UP MUSIC PROJECT.