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Jupiter String Quartet presented by Bowdoin International Music Festival on Livestream Concert

The Jupiter String Quartet (Nelson Lee and Meg Freivogel, violinists; Liz Freivogel, viola; and Daniel McDonough, cello) returns to the Bowdoin International Music Festival as a faculty ensemble, performing concerts on July 19 and August 2 in Studzinski Recital Hall. The Bowdoin International Music Festival is set to return to Brunswick this summer, gathering world-renowned […]

AACM in Conversation with The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker

Virtual

AACM in Conversation with The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker Moderated by Dameun Strange on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 3PM CT Join artist and AACM president Coco Elysses and New Renaissance Artist The Honourable Elizabeth A. Baker's discussion of the work Elizabeth has developed for AACM through our ACF l connect program. We'll learn about Elizabeth's inspiration […]

Echoes in Life: Thomas Mesa

Cellist Thomas Mesa presents an emotional and timely recital celebrating an emergence from despair to joy. The program opens with Andrea Casarrubios’ SEVEN (2020), commissioned by Mesa and written as tribute to the essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by Elizabeth Start’s Echoes in Life (2015), a ruminative exploration of bi-culturality which combines Native […]

Scores: The Cone Institute Concert

Ludovic Morlot conducts the NJSO premieres of dynamic works by the composers of the NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, a multi-faceted program that promotes new music and emerging composers. The Institute composers will briefly share the inspiration behind their pieces in an evening at NJPAC that will show the vibrant future of orchestral music. […]

Yellow Barn Concert with Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate

Yellow Barn’s summer festival continues this week with a special focus on Chickasaw composer Jerod Impichchaachaaha’ Tate (a ChoralQuest composer). This concert will include Tate’s cantata “Standing Bear: A Ponca Indian […]

Recurring

Elizabeth Cree

Set in a bawdy Victorian music hall, Elizabeth Cree by Kevin Puts (a BandQuest composer and the Director of the MNOrch Composer Institute) is a psychological thriller in which an abused and impoverished woman finally finds a family in a troupe of misfit performers. The action moves with kaleidoscopic energy and wit as the pulitzer- prize […]

Pairing other Instruments with the Harp (Session 2 of The Composer’s Harp Cohort Masterclass Series)

What instruments pair well with the harp? How can composers best approach navigating the different timbral possibilities presented by the harp in chamber contexts? ​ Informed by both her experiences performing on the harp in small ensembles as well as her own compositional successes and learning moments, Amy Nam explores these questions with examples from […]

Recurring

Elizabeth Cree

Set in a bawdy Victorian music hall, Elizabeth Cree by Kevin Puts (a BandQuest composer and the Director of the MNOrch Composer Institute) is a psychological thriller in which an abused and impoverished woman finally finds a family in a troupe of misfit performers. The action moves with kaleidoscopic energy and wit as the pulitzer- prize […]

Dialogues: Malang Jobarteh

Malang Jobarteh is a master of the kora, a 21-stringed West African harp and instrument of choice for griots, storytellers who chronicle the history and traditions of West Africa. The program features original compositions, arrangements of Western classical pieces and traditional West African music in a boundary-defying recital that unifies these seemingly disparate musical traditions. […]

American Roots

The grand opening event for the Lakes Area Music 2021 season, that celebrates the American Spirit. American Roots features Mason Bates' kaleidoscopic orchestral fanfare followed by Jessie Montgomery's rhapsody of patriotic anthems, including the 'Star Spangled Banner' and 'Lift Every Voice and Sing.' Peruvian-American composer Jimmy Lopez completes this trilogy of contemporary voices with a […]

American Roots

American Roots is the Lakes Area Music Festivals grand opening event of the season that celebrates the American Spirit. Mason Bates' kaleidoscopic orchestral fanfare is followed by Jessie Montgomery's rhapsody of patriotic anthems, including the 'Star Spangled Banner' and 'Lift Every Voice and Sing.' Peruvian-American composer Jimmy Lopes completes this trilogy of contemporary voices with […]