The Music You Most Wanted to Hear Again…
The opening concert of SONiC Festival featured music by young composers from Copland House’s annual CULTIVATE fellowship program. The pieces the audience most wanted to hear again were Viet Cuong’s Wax and Wire; Michael Gilbertson’s Low-Hanging Fruit; Gity Razaz’s A Prayer for the Abandoned; and Steven Snowden’s Steam Man of the Prairies. You can stream a video of the entire SONiC Boom: Cultivate concert here.
Viet Cuong – Wax and Wire
Michael Gilbertson – Low-Hanging Fruit
Gity Razaz – A Prayer for the Abandoned
Steven Snowden – Steam Man of the Prairies
Angélica Negrón – Me He Perdido
Our winner Angelica Negron received the world premiere of her piece Me He Perdido by the American Composers Orchestra at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, part of ACO’s “New York Stories” program. Angelica collaborated with robotic-instrument builder Nick Yulman, placing mechanical percussion instruments throughout the audience. You can hear Angelica’s piece on New Sounds Live by clicking here.
Molly Herron – Stellar Atmospheres
William Britelle – High Done No Why To
Missy Mazzoli – Vesper Sparrow
You can listen to the entire concert here.
Bora Yoon – Sons Nouveaux
You can listen to the JACK Out of the Box marathon here!
Set 1: Jason Trueting – Oblique Music for 4 plus (blank)
Jeff Myers – Requiem Aeternam
Set 2: Eblis Álvarez – Cinco temas para peliculas
Carolina Heredia – Lus in Bello
Set 3: Caroline Shaw – By & By
Justine F. Chen – Measuring Force and Distance for double quartet
You can listen to Nieuw Amsterdams Peil full concert here!
Molly Joyce – Amplify
The NYC debut of wild Up presented “a study of west coast: experimentalism, pulse music, noise, punk rock, Los Angeles, and tumbleweeds” RE:Sound winnders were Nick Deyoe, Andrew Tholl, and Andrew McIntosh. You can listen to the whole program here.
Nick Deyoe – A New Anxiety
Andrew Tholl – corpus callosum
Andrew McIntosh – Yelling into the Wind
You can listen to the whole program here.
Set 1: Milton Nascimento – Fantasia on Cravo E Canela
Various – Tempestade
Set 2: Albert Marques – IDN
Zack O’Farrill – Foggy Conscience
Livio Almeida – Action and Reaction
Alarm Will Sound’s contribution to SONiC included New York premieres from three under-40 composers. Featured on the program were composers Texu Kim (Korea), Charlie Piper (England), Jeremy Podgursky (USA), Kate Soper (USA) and John Orfe (USA). Soper, Kim and Piper were our RE:Sound audience favorites. You can listen to these and the rest of the program here.
Kate Soper – I Was Here I Was I (excerpts)
Texu Kim – Bounce
Charlie Piper – Zoetrope
Listen to the full concert here!
Judah Adashi – Sestina
Stay tuned and we’ll keep you posted about future broadcasts and streams on Q2Music.org!