2002-03 Season

Sunday, November 3, 2002 at 3pm
Carnegie Hall

A Program of Psalms




Steven Sloane, conductor
New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, artistic director
Judith Bettina, soprano
Amy Burton, soprano
Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano
Richard Clement, tenor
John Hancock, baritone

DAVID LANG: how to pray
(World Premiere, ACO Commission)
MILTON BABBITT: From the Psalter
(World Premiere, ACO Commission)

JON MAGNUSSEN: Psalm (excerpts)
(New York Premiere)
CHARLES IVES: The Sixty-Seventh Psalm
SHULAMIT RAN: Supplications (for Chorus and Orchestra)
(World Premiere, ACO Commission)
JOHN HARBISON: Four Psalms (New York Premiere)

Composers OutFrontFriday, February 21, 2003 at 7pm
Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater

Randall Woolf:  Turn Me Away

Randall Woolftwisted tutu
(Eve Beglarian-vocals, keyboards & Kathleen Supové keyboards)
Margaret Kampmeier-piano,
John Ferrari-vibes, marimba
The Trick Is To Keep Breathing
The Sirius Quartet: Meg Okura-violin, Rachel Golub-violin, Ron Lawrence-viola, David Eggar-cello

The debut of Soup, a new group comprised of gospel/jazz/soul singer/composer Tyrone Henderson, co-composer Randall Woolf on keyboard, Nabaté Isles on trumpet, and guitarist Ann Klein.

Sunday, March 2, 2003 at 3pm
Carnegie Hall

Zappa and the Emerging American Composer

Steven Sloane, conductor
David Moss, Omar Ebrahim, vocalists





DAN COLEMAN: L’alma respira
(World premiere. Commissioned by the Helen F. Whitaker Fund)
(World premiere. Commissioned by the Helen F. Whitaker Fund)
BRIAN ROBISON: In Search of the Miraculous
(World premiere. Commissioned by the Helen F. Whitaker Fund)
FRANK ZAPPA arr. Ali N. Askin:
The Adventures of Greggery Peccary
G-Spot Tornado
The Dog Breath Variations/Uncle Meat (a.k.a. Dog/Meat)
(NY Premiere)
Peaches en Regalia
(U.S. Premiere)


Sunday, April 6, 2003 at 3pm
Carnegie Hall

Antony and Cleopatra

Steven Sloane, conductor
New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, music director
Carol Vaness, Cleopatra
Louis Otey, Antony
Neil Rosenshein, Caesar
Arthur Woodley, Enobarbus

Elizabeth Batton; Matthew Burns; Peter Couchman; Jonathan Goodman; Andrew Martens; Richard Lippold; Douglas Purcell; Mark Rehnstrom; Margaret Thompson; James Archie Worley

SAMUEL BARBER: Antony and Cleopatra (concert performance)

Photo Credit: Hiroyuki ItoMonday, April 7, 2003

Whitaker New Music Readings

Steven Sloane, conductor
Jeffrey Milarsky & Scott Yoo, guest conductors
Robert Beaser, artistic director
Chen Yi, Joseph Schwantner, Steven Stucky, composer-mentors

ACO’s annual round-up of the best and brightest works by emerging American composers.

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