October, 2018


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Oct 18

ICEBERG New Music

Ekmeles performs new works by ICEBERG composers Stephanie Ann Boyd, Victor Baez, Derek Cooper, Max Grafe, and Jonathan Russ. Also on the program is a work by one of the winners of ICEBERG’S third annual call for scores. Like every ICEBERG event, this concert features an open bar happy hour beginning at 7:30, and a discussion with the composers and performers after the show.

Ekmeles personnel for concert

Ekmeles’s 2018-2019 season is made possible with funds from the Amphion Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the generosity of private donors.


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Oct 18

Mystical Paths

This program takes the spiritual and nostalgic atmosphere of the crypt as inspiration. Each of the pieces is deeply human, as befits a set for voices unaccompanied, with works inspired by Sufism, silence, cooking, and humor.

  • Forrest Pierce – Tighten to Nothing (2012)
  • Taylor Brook – Motorman Sextet (2013) Ekmeles commission
  • Lucia Ronchetti – Anatra al sal (2004) U.S. Premiere
  • Agata Zubel – Madrigals (2015) U.S. Premiere
  • Evan Johnson – Three in, ad abundantiam (2012)
  • Evan Johnson – vo mesurando (2012)

Ekmeles personnel for concert

Ekmeles’s 2018-2019 season is made possible with funds from the Amphion Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the generosity of private donors.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


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Oct 18

Madrigals and Animals

This program celebrates the history and future of unaccompanied part song, and the interaction between human and animal voices. At the center of the program is the U.S. premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino’s epic 12 Madrigali

  • Karola Obermüller – mass:distance:time (2010/16) U.S. Premiere
  • Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf – void – un delitto italiano (2009)
  • Salvatore Sciarrino – 12 Madrigali (2006) U.S. Premiere
  • Carola Bauckholt – Instinkt (2007/8) U.S. Premiere

Ekmeles personnel for concert

Ekmeles’s 2018-2019 season is made possible with funds from the Amphion Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, and the generosity of private donors.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.