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FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 29 AND 30, 2017
The seventh annual HEAR NOW Music Festival brings you music by the great composers living and working in Los Angeles including: Friday evening electroacoustic concert in collaboration with PIE, Saturday evening chamber concert in collaboration with LACO, and Sunday afternoon chamber concert. Many of Los Angeles' leading performers take part in HEAR NOW which spotlights the wealth of musical imagination in our city. Purchase the FESTIVAL PASS for great savings on all three concerts!
FESTIVAL MUSICIANS INCLUDE: Lyris Quartet: Alyssa Park, Shalini Vijayan, Luke Maurer, Timothy Loo; Brightwork newmusic: Sara Andon, Phil O'Connor, Sarah Thornblade, Maggie Parkins, Aron Kallay, Nick Terry; Jeffrey Kahane, Alexander E. Miller, Vicki Ray, Alison Bjorkedal, Nic Gerpe, Sara Andon, Chris Stoutenborough, Anthony Parnther, Cecilia Tsan, Asuncion Ojeda, Paul Sherman, and others TBA.
'...rapturous chamber music...' (Mark Swed, LA Times)
Friday, April 28 at 8:00 p.m.
In collaboration with People Inside Electronics (PIE)
At Throop Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Pasadena
300 S. Los Robles, Pasadena
The Hear Now/PIE collaboration continues to bring new and exciting composers and performers into the festival. This year, the festival presents works by Alexander Elliott Miller, Ian Dicke, Anthony Paul Garcia, Dominique Schafer, Wen Liu, and Mu-Xuan Lin performed by the vibrant Brightwork newmusic. The superb artistic and tech crew from PIE provides seamless blending of the concrete and the fantastical.
ALEXANDER ELLIOTT MILLER: To....Oblivion (Part 1: Belmont Tunnell) with guitar
IAN DICKE: Latest and Greatest (LA Premiere) with mixed ensemble
ANTHONY PAUL GARCIA: if it stops (LA Premiere) with mixed ensemble
DOMINIQUE SCHAFER: Cendre with bass flute
WEN LIU: Echoes in the Petals Falling (LA Premiere) with flute, cello, bass
MU-XUAN LIN: Pale Fire with piano
Saturday, April 29 at 8:00 pm
A Tribute to Jeffrey Kahane
In collaboration with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
First Lutheran Church of Venice
815 Venice Blvd. in Venice, CA
A tribute to Jeffrey Kahane, LACO Music Director and Conductor
for having consistently commissioned and programmed pieces by living Los Angeles composers during his tenure with the orchestra. Maestro Kahane participates as special guest pianist in Gabriel Kahane's "Works on Paper." Several works are by composers commissioned by LACO during his 20 years as Music Director.
TED HEARNE: By-By Huey for sextet
ANDREW NORMAN: Mine, Mime, Meme for sextet
GABRIEL KAHANE: Works on Paper for piano
DAVID LEFKOWITZ: Love Fragments for mezzo, harp, viola
DAVID HERTZBERG: Méditation Boréale (WC Premiere) for string quartet
RUSSELL STEINBERG: Subterranean Dance (WC Premiere)
for mixed ensemble
THOMAS KOTCHEFF: scratch cradle for string quartet
Sunday, April 30 at 5:00 p.m.
Chamber Music Concert
First Lutheran Church of Venice
815 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
Flash, electric currents, poetry, cultural shifts, staying alive, unease, a speaking cellist, interconnectedness -- words the composers use to describe their pieces in this concert. Works by Mark Weiser, Evan Beigel, Juhi Bansal, Saad Haddad, Michael Lee, Xavier Muzik, Hugh Levick, Sean Heim. With the fearless Lyris Quartet, Cecelia Tran, Joanne Pearce Martin, Vicki Ray and many other of our outstanding Los Angeles musicians performing.
MARK WEISER: Flash (LA Premiere) for saxophone and piano
EVAN BEIGEL: Oscillatore (WC Premiere) for string quartet
JUHI BANSAL: Begin for soprano and piano
SAAD HADDAD: Kaman Fantasy (WC Premiere) for violin and piano
MICHAEL LEE: Farewell (WC Premiere) for string quartet
XAVIER MUZIK: The Surface for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon
HUGH LEVICK: The Messiah (World Premiere) for solo cello
SEAN HEIM: Rarrk (US Premiere) for flute, horn, violin, cello, piano
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