April, 2017


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Apr 17

That Which is Fundamental

Ekmeles visits Bowerbird in Philadelphia to take part in That Which is Fundamental, a Julius Eastman retrospective. Other artists featured on this program include Moor Mother, the Eastman Community Choir, and Arcana New Music Ensemble. Ekmeles will perform Eastman’s half-hour vocal quartet Macle, in its first performance since the 1970s.

Ekmeles repertoire for concert

  • Julius Eastman – Macle (1968)

Ekmeles personnel for concert


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Apr 17

End Words

Ekmeles performs the World Premiere of Christopher Trapani’s End Words, a Chamber Music America commission. It will be paired with the U.S. premiere of a work by Joanna Bailie, as well as Ekmeles commissions by Courtney Bryan and Zosha di Castri

  • Christopher Trapani – End Words (2017) World Premiere
  • Joanna Bailie – Harmonizing (2012) U.S. Premiere
  • Courtney Bryan – A Time for Everything (2013)
  • Zosha di Castri – The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named (2013)

Ekmeles personnel for concert

End Words has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund.

Ekmeles in Manhattan, Spring 2017 is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. LMCC.net