June 1-2, 2012
DiMenna Center for Classical Music, NYC Underwood New Music Readings
Six composers will join the ACO at the DiMenna Center for Music in what has become a rite of passage for aspiring orchestral composers. All will receive readings of the works listed below, and one of them will be selected to receive a $15,000 commission for a work to be performed by ACO during an upcoming season.
George Manahan, Music Director & Conductor
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 7:30
Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall
Musical narratives connecting our past, present and future.
George Manahan, Music Director
Derek Bermel, clarinet
Gabriel Kahane, piano, guitars & vocals
Amy Porter, flute
Ian Williams, electronics
MILTON BABBITT: From the Psalter
AARON COPLAND: Clarinet Concerto
MICHAEL DAUGHERTY: Trail of Tears
(NYC Premiere, ACO co-commission)
GABRIEL KAHANE: Crane Palimpsest
(World Premiere, ACO/Jerome/NYSCA commission)
February 25, 2012 at 8:00
184 Eldridge Street, NYC
The latest works by Jessie
Montgomery performed by PUBLIQuartet (string quartet), and members from the
Catalyst String Quartet, ICE, and Threeds in performances of original live music
to film and a world premiere of Scherzo for Winds. Jessie Montgomery is ACO’s Van Lier Emerging
Composer Fellow which is made possible by the Edward and Sally Van Lier Fund and
Musical Arts Fund of the New York Community Trust.
Tuesday, January, 31, 2012 at 8:00
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium
Philip Glass at 75
Celebrating the composer’s milestone birthday with the premiere of his landmark new symphony.
Arvo Pärt: Lamentate (NYC Premiere)
Philip Glass: Symphony No. 9 (U.S. Premiere, Carnegie
October 14-22, 2011