Alphabet, Grammar, Litany, Macle

Ekmeles returns to live-streaming with another free event creatively mixing live and pre-recorded elements. The performance will go live on October 16th at 8PM, and will stay online for a week following.

Watch the concert here!

Charlotte Mundy and Elisa Sutherland will perform a work of Saariaho with both live and pre-recorded video elements; Steven Hrycelak and Jeffrey Gavett recorded a performance in Fort Tryon Park near their homes; Steven Bradshaw and Tim Keeler perform Cage live from Philadelphia and San Francisco respectively; and Gavett Hrycelak Mundy and Sutherland will meet online from Manhattan and Brooklyn for live online Eastman.

  • Kaija Saariaho – From the Grammar of Dreams (1988)
  • John Cage – Litany for the Whale (1980)
  • Agata Zubel – Alphabet of the Ars Brevis (2016)
  • Julius Eastman – Macle (1970-71)

Ekmeles personnel for concert

Ekmeles’s 2020-2021 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 made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by LMCC; and funding from the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation and administered by LMCC.

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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