Posts Tagged: Music Mondays


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Jan 17

Music Mondays: Last Words

Ekmeles reprises David Lang’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning the little match girl passion, this time as part of a passion-themed concert also featuring works by Wolfgang Rihm and Schütz, with the Attacca Quartet performing Haydn.

  • David Lang – the little match girl passion (2008)
  • Wolfgang Rihm – Sieben Passions-Texte (2001-2006)
  • Heinrich Schütz – The Seven Last Words of Christ and St. Matthew Passion, excerpts (1645, 1666)
  • Joseph Haydn – The Seven Last Words of Christ, string quartet version (1783/1787)

Ekmeles personnel for concert

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


5
Dec 16

Music of the North on Music Mondays with JACK Quartet

Ekmeles performs a trio and duo by Karin Rehnqvist and Kaija Saariaho, as well as solo performances of songs with piano accompaniment by Anna Thorvaldsdottir and Jean Sibelius, all interspersed with performances by JACK Quartet of music by John Luther Adams and Marc Sabat, under the theme Music of the North.

Ekmeles repertoire for concert

  • Karin Rehnqvist – Davids Nimm (1983)
  • Kaija Saariaho – From the Grammar of Dreams (1988)
  • Jean Sibelius – Selected songs
  • Anna Thorvaldsdottir – Hvolf (2009)

Ekmeles personnel for concert


20
Jan 13

Music Mondays

Ekmeles performs on the Music Mondays series, in a program of modern and medieval works around the theme of visually intriguing scores and Augenmusik. Scores will be projected, and in one case, unfurled into the space, for your simultaneous visual and auditory enjoyment.

  • Liza Lim – 3 Angels (US Premiere)
  • Baude Cordier – Belle bonne sage
  • Mark Barden – Chamber (US Premiere)
  • Jacob de Senleches – La harpe de melodie
  • Evan Johnson – A general interrupter to ongoing activity (US Premiere)
  • Baude Cordier – Tout par compas suy composés
  • Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf – void – un delitto italiano (US Premiere)

Personnel for concert

Augenmusik is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

Augenmusik is made possible in part by the Harry and Alice Eiler Foundation.Augenmusik Acknowledgments