Large Ensemble premiere // Alia Musica Pittsburgh

Date: May 4, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm

On Friday, May 4th Alia Musica will premiere my large chamber ensemble work “Gorilla” for twelve musicians. Gorilla was commissioned for Alia’s 2018 Spring Concert.

Friday, May 4, 2018
7:30 PM
James Laughlin Music Hall
Chatham University

Program will include:

Witold Lutoslawski: Chain No. 1, for 14 instruments

John Arrigo-Nelson: Frammenti di recitativo, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, guitar, piano, and two percussionists

Erin Rogers: Gorilla, for large chamber ensemble. (Alia Musica commission)

Federico Garcia-De Castro: Un re in ascolto ii, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, guitar, piano, and two percussionists

David Stock: The Philosopher’s Stone, concerto for violin and chamber ensemble.
Featuring Andrés Cárdenes

November 21, 2017

The Lone Tenement @St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery

Date: April 22, 2018
Time: 3:30 pm

Bowers-Fader Duo performs “The Lone Tenement” as part of a Composers Concordance concert:

Sunday, April 22, 3:30pm
St Mark’s Church in the Bowery
131 East 10th Street, (2nd Ave)
New York, NY

April 7, 2018

Hypercube // Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Date: April 17, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – 8:00pm
Boston Conservatory at Berklee
132 Ipswich Street
Boston, MA 02215

Guest ensemble Hypercube performs new compositions written for them by Boston Conservatory at Berklee composers, as well as works from their repertoire.

Admission: FREE

February 14, 2018

MATA Festival Commission – 20th Anniversary

Date: April 12, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm

On Thursday April 12th, MATA delves into a world of dreams and nightmares, probing the depths of self and other in an evening of newly commissioned work from composer-performers Erin Rogers and a harrowing performance by Ken Ueno (MATA 2002, 2008) together with MATA’s Artistic Director, and 2017 Pulitzer Prize winner, Du Yun. Also featured are works from the exciting new talent of Egyptian new music Bahaa el-Ansary (Nightmare), Aaron Graham’s (USA/Canada) scena “Old Voltage” for six-hand piano, Jenny Hettne’s (Sweden) intimate While She Was Dreaming performed by Pauline Kim Harris and Steven Blake Whiteley’s (USA) psychodrama for performer featuring Charlotte Mundy. Finally, Chris Perren (Australia) repeats a suspended moment of dramatic recognition with his Samurai Loops, scored for two pianos and video projection.

Thursday, April 12

8PM at the The Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, NYC
$25

Tickets available at The Kitchen

Bahaa Al-Ansary (Egypt): Nightmare (2015) AP
Steven Whiteley (USA): [    ][   ][  ][ ][] (2015) AP
Chris Perren (Australia): Samurai Loops (2015) AP
Jenny Hettne (Sweden): While She Was Dreaming (2012) AP
Aaron Graham (USA / Canada): Old Voltage (2015) AP
Erin Rogers (USA): Light-on-Light (2018) WP MATA Commission
Ken Ueno (USA): New Work (2018) WP MATA Alumni Commission

The Friends of MATA
Dan Lippel, guitar
Paul Kerekes, Isabelle O’Connell, Miki Sawada, pianos
Matthew Evans, Amy Garapic, percussion
Pauline Kim Harris, violin
Carrie Frey, viola

with

Charlotte Mundy, Erin Rogers, Ken Ueno, Du Yun, performers

March 14, 2018

HYPERCUBE // Alia Musica Pittsburgh

Date: April 8, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm

Hypercube, featuring saxophones, piano/accordion, electric/acoustic guitar, and percussion, will perform works by Louis Andriessen, Chris Cerrone, and Nick Deyoe alongside Pittsburgh composers Federico Garcia-de Castro, and Mark Fromm.

Sun, Apr 8, 2018 5:00pm
Alia Musica Pittsburgh
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Tickets: $15/$10

November 21, 2017