CONTACT! High: Composer Alexandre Lunsqui

CONTACT! HIgh: A Blog from Alexandre Lunsqui around the World Premiere of Fibers, Yarn and Wire

Fibers, Yarn and Wire from Brazilian-born, former New York-resident composer Alexandre Lunsqui receives its world premiere by the New York Philharmonic this Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17 at the Metropolitan Museum and Symphony Space.

As a special opportunity to get to know the composer behind this year's New York Philharmonic CONTACT! new-music commission, Q2 Music offers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes blog from the composer himself. Delayed webcasts of the upcoming CONTACT! shows can be heard on December 21, 24 and 29 on Q2 Music.

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'Never Finished, Only Abandoned'

Saturday, December 24, 2011

A few days ago, the New York Philharmonic gave the world premiere of my piece Fibers, Yarn and Wire. Before I go into the details, I’d like to say that I could not be happier with the performances. I cannot fully describe the intensity of watching and listening to those musicians playing my piece. It was a profound experience.

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On Signatures, Broken Rhythms and Mutes

Thursday, December 15, 2011

I began to write this post only a few minutes after the first rehearsal of my work Fibers, Yarn and Wire with the New York Philharmonic, under the auspices of maestro Alan Gilbert. The rehearsals are taking place in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at the Metropolitan Museum.

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Meet Composer Alexandre Lunsqui

Monday, December 12, 2011

In anticipation of the world premiere of Alexandre Lunsqui's New York Philharmonic-commissioned Fibers, Yarn and Wire this Friday, December 16 and Saturday, December 17 at the Metropolitan Museum and Symphony Space, respectively, Q2 Music presents an exclusive chance to get to know the composer behind this season's NY Phil CONTACT! new-music series. 

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