October, 2019


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Oct 19

A Time for Everything

Ekmeles performs sacred music in the atmospheric crypt of Church of the Intercession. The program features two Ekmeles commissions and one world premiere, representing a wide range of styles and influences.

  • Courtney Bryan – A Time for Everything (2013) Ekmeles commission
  • Shawn Jaeger – New Work (2019) World premiere
  • Wolfgang Rihm – Sieben Passions-Texte (2001-2006)
  • Julius Eastman – Our Father (1989)

Ekmeles personnel for concert

Ekmeles’s 2019-2020 season is made possible with funds from the Amphion Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Alice M. Ditson Fund, The Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary 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.


14
Oct 19

A howl, that was also a prayer

Ekmeles celebrates the release of their first album A howl, that was also a prayer, with a concert at the DiMenna Center’s Cary Hall. Featuring two large-scale microtonal commissions written for the group, and one adopted favorite, the album showcases Ekmeles’s focus on expanding the limits of tuning and technique in ensemble singing. Every ticket comes with a free copy of the album.

  • Taylor Brook – Motorman Sextet (2013) Ekmeles commission
  • Erin Gee – Three Scenes from SLEEP (2008)
  • Christopher Trapani – End Words (2017) Ekmeles commission

Ekmeles personnel for concert

Ekmeles’s 2019-2020 season is made possible with funds from the Amphion Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Alice M. Ditson Fund, The Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary 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.