Program: Concerts

Concert 1

Thursday, Nov. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Katzin Concert Hall, School of Music
Simone Mancuso, Director

Tickets $5-$9
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Featuring the San Diego New Music Ensemble and ASU School of Music faculty members Walter Cosand, piano, and Robert Spring, clarinet, this concert will showcase the first complete performance of Le marteau sans maître in Arizona as well as works by Gerard Grisey and Tristan Murail, inspired by Boulez’s aesthetics, and by Anton Webern, who was one of Boulez’s role models.

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Concert 2

Friday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.
Katzin Concert Hall, School of Music

Tickets $5-$9
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This concert features performances using live electronics and electro-acoustic with performers Diemo Schwarz, Andrew Spencer, Garth Paine, Simone Mancuso, Lisa Atkinson, Arian Abdollahi, Bryan Hummel and Justin Kennedy. It includes world premieres of works by composers inspired by IRCAM: Diemo Schwarz, Jay Batzner, Kotoka Suzuki and Garth Paine.

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Concert 3
Saturday, November 7, 7:30 p.m.
Katzin Concert Hall, School of Music

Simone Mancuso, Director

Admission Free

The Arizona Contemporary Music Ensemble presents pieces composed by Pierre Boulez and Boulez’s teacher Olivier Messiaen and role model Edgard Varèse. The program will also include works by Boulez’s followers Gerard Grisey, Magnus Lindberg and Kaija Saariaho, and a work written by Glenn Hackbarth, emeritus faculty member of the School of Music.

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Pre-concert lectures will be presented by Laura Emmery, assistant professor of music theory, Feisst; and by graduate students in musicology.

 

 

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