Mar 08 2013 Season Concert III | Distanzen
Presented by Washington Square Contemporary Music Society
43A West 13th St, New York, NY 10011
$15 general / $10 senior / $5 student
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On March 8, 2013 at 8:00 p.m., the Washington Square Contemporary Music will present New York contemporary music collective ensemble mise-en in their third season concert at the TENRI Cultural Institute located in New York City. This concert will include two world premieres of works by Irish composer Karen Power and American composer Eric Lyon, a US premiere by Korean composer Eunhye (Grace) Park, and a New York premiere by Isang Yun. Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen, a frequently programmed composer by ensemble mise-en, will also be featured on the concert.The project was supported ﬁnancially by DMFF (Dansk Music Publishers Association) through KODA’s Funds for cultural and social purposes. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $10 for seniors, and $5 for students and can be purchased online at wscms.brownpapertickets.com or at the door prior to the concert.
Karen Power: cold or hot bean slurper for chamber orchestra (2012, world premiere)
Eric Lyon: Noise Variations for chamber orchestra (2012, world premiere)
EunHye Park (Grace Park): The Morning Star for flute solo (2011, US premiere)
Hans Abrahamsen: Walden for wind quintet (1995)
Isang Yun: Distanzen for wind quintet and string quintet (1988, NY premiere)
This concert will showcase the works of five composers from three different continents. Irish composer Karen Power will premiere her work “cold or hot bean slurper” for chamber orchestra, and Eric Lyon’s “Noise Variations” for chamber orchestra will receive its world premiere on this concert. Additionally, Eunhye (Grace) Park’s “The Morning Star” for flute solo will have its US premiere while Isang Yun’s “Distanzen” for wind quintet and string quintet will have its New York premiere. Hans Abrahamsen’s “Walden” for wind quintet—composed in 1988 and revised in 1995—will round out the program. The ensemble and Washington Square Contemporary Music are excited to offer such a diverse array of beautiful and thought-provoking sounds as well as a reception afterwards.