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Saturday, August 01, 2015

Composer and Yale School of Music composition faculty member Christopher Theofanidis Composer and Yale School of Music composition faculty member Christopher Theofanidis (Bob Handelman)

On October 4, 2012, New Music New Haven opened its 2012-2013 season with a concert featuring faculty composer and series co-director Christopher Theofanidis alongside works by Yale graduate students Daniel Schlosberg, Paul Kerekes, Stephen Feigenbaum, William Gardiner and Polina Nazaykinskaya.

Theofanidis was represented by his piece Allegory of the Cave, for string quartet and piano, based on Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" from The Republic. Listen to individual pieces below.

Chris Theofanidis - Allegory of the Cave

Daniel Schlosberg - Aperture

Paul Kerekes - Sprocket

Stephen Feigenbaum - Dances

William Gardiner - Wish

Polina Nazaykinskaya - Haim

Q2 Music and the Yale School of Music are partnering to bring you on-demand streaming audio of the university's exciting New Music New Haven concert series, which showcases student-composers alongside the School's deep bench of faculty composers.

Recorded by Eugene Kimball for New Music New Haven.

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