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Texu Kim
Mari Kimura

Eleonor Sandresky



Composer Curator with Texu Kim

Tuesday, September 24, 2021

Get the inside story through performance and conversation with host composer/performer Texu Kim on sonic exploration, alongside the imagination and ingenuity of three equally groundbreaking creators, in a unique program he has crafted for Composers Now.

Texu, (Anne) Leilehua LanzilottiDavid Hurd and Miguel del Aguila chatted live with guests.

PROGRAM

Texu Kim
     "Mo" (Mother) from Sonata Amabile 0:27
          Ju-Young Baek, violin, and Ilya Rashkovskiy, piano
     [Discussion of "Mo"] 8:23
     [Introduction of "Bounce!!"] 10:33
     "Bounce!!" 11:20
          Alarm Will Sound

Leilehua Lanzilotti
     [Introduction] 19:24
     "beyond the accident of time" (excerpts) 19:56
          Leilehua Lanzilotti, Johanna Lundy, Adda Kridler, Clara Kim & Joann Whang
     [Discussion] 27:01
     "les sortilèges" (the wound/the torn page) from "with eyes the color of time" 31:55
          The String Orchestra of Brooklyn
     [Discussion] 35:58

David Hurd
     Toccata from "Te Deum Laudamus" 39:56
          Bruce Neswick, organ
     Love Bade Me Welcome 42:47
          Yale Schola Cantorum (David Hill, director)
     [Discussion] 46:08
     In Honor of Martin, IV 54:12
          The Dessoff Choirs (Malcolm J.Merriweather, music director)

Miguel Del Águila
     Milonga from "Salon Buenos Aires" 1:00:13
          Ensemble Storstrøm/Danish Chamber Players
     [Discussion] 1:04:18
     CLOCKS (excerpt) 1:07:41
          Verona Quartet and Melinda Lee Masur [Discussion] 1:12:01
     Concierto en Tango (ending) 1:16:31
          Orquesta Sinfónica EAFIT (Cecilia Espinosa Arango, conductor)
          Peter Schmidt, cello, and Miguel del Aguila, piano

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Composer Curator with Mari Kimura

Friday, September 24, 2021

Get the inside story through performance and conversation with host composer/performer Mari Kimura on how she captures her own creativity, alongside the imagination and ingenuity of three equally groundbreaking creators, in a unique program she has crafted for Composers Now.

Mari, Val-Inc (Val Jeanty), Meriheini Luoto and Chelsea Loew of Ensemble Decipher chatted live with guests.

PROGRAM

Mari Kimura
     Introduction 0:32
     Clone Barcarolle 3:04
     Canon Élastique 5:17
     Rossby Waving 7:16
     Iron Bird 15:01
     KISMET 17:28

Ensemble Decipher
     Coat 20:40
     Apple Box 27:22
     Conversation with Chelsea Loew 36:25

Meriheini Luoto
     Metsänpeitto 39:59
     Akkajee 44:58
     Conversation with Meriheini Luoto 52:52

 Val-Inc (Val Jeanty)
     Festival Improvisation from SXSW 59:42
     BESE 1:02:24
     Underground Producers Alliance 1:04:19
     Conversation with Val-Inc 1:12:38 

FULL PROGRAM

 

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Composer Curator with Eleonor Sandresky

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

 Composers Now launched its newest initiative, Composer Curator, with Eleonor Sandresky hosting an evening of music streamed to the comfort of your living room.

Each performance was preceded by a conversation with the composer and performer, and ended with an audience Q&A.

PROGRAM

Introduction of Jessie Montgomery 02:16
Jessie Montgomery - Rhapsody No. 1 13:15
     Jannina Norpoth, violin

Jessie Montgomery - Excerpts from her ballet score for the Dance Theatre of Harlem 21:14

Introduction of Trevor Weston 24:49
Trevor Weston - Shape Shifter 34:55
     Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello 

Introduction of Gilda Lyons 47:52
Gilda Lyons - hush 58:57
     Carrie Koffman, alto saxophone 

Gilda Lyons - Hydroxychloroquine 1:05:05
    Gilda Lyons, voices
    Chris Lyons, illustration

AUDIENCE Q&A 1:07:05

FULL PROGRAM

 

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