The NSO perform the World Premiere of Lera Auerbach’s ARCTICA,. This concert also includes works by Dvořák, Sibelius and Mason Bates.
This program makes use of the shimmering acoustics of the Dupont Underground with Steve Reich’s Different Trains, a choral and double string quartet arrangement of Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, and a new piece by Artistic Director Scott Tucker specifically composed for the venue.
New works by composers currently enrolled at Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music, Art, and Drama.
James Fernando is a pianist and composer whose music lies at the intersection of jazz, classical, and electronic music. He relies on his genre-expanding original compositions to deliver thought provoking and exciting performances. The Berklee College of Music graduate released his debut album “Extended Layover” in May as a collaboration with Mingjia Chen and will be releasing his first album as a solo artist entitled “The Lonely Sailor” later this year.
Part III of GNE’s “The Four Freedoms” series features music by Bresnick, Lanci, Andreessen, and Shaw.
GNE’s “Four Freedoms” series concludes with works by Bresnick, Kaufman, Maysaud, Bayolo, Temple, and Eastman.
Violinist and composer Jessie Montgomery "combines classical chamber music with elements of folk music, spirituals, improvisation, poetry and politics, crafting a unique and insightful new-music perspective on the cross-cultural intersections of American history.” (Second Inversion)
The Boulanger Initiative’s mission is to work towards greater inclusivity, and to enrich our collective understanding of what music is, has been, and can be. Their WoCo Launch Festival includes performances by Jennifer Koh, Missy Mazzoli, the Aizuri Quartet, and more.
The Kronos Quartet performs works by composers from the original seven “banned countries”: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The repertoire will include signature Kronos works, new compositions from Kronos’ Fifty for the Future commissioning project, and more.
Program includes Katherine Hoover's (1937-2018) Summer Nights; Gina Gillie's (b.1981) Sonata for Horn and Piano; Fanny (Mendelssohn) Hensel's (1805-1847) Notturno in G minor; Valerie Coleman's (b.1970) Danza De La Mariposa; and Mel [Mélanie] Bonis's (1858-1937) Scènes de la forêt, op. 123.
Rock Creek Chamber Players has a “housewarming” concert, featuring music by composer Stacy Garrop.