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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Yale School of Music Faculty: Chris Theofanidis, Aaron Jay Kernis, David Lang, Hannah Lash, and Martin Bresnick From left to right: Yale School of Music Faculty Chris Theofanidis, Aaron Jay Kernis, David Lang, Hannah Lash, and Martin Bresnick (Yale School of Music)

Wednesday, May 25 at 7 pm, watch a live videostream of a special edition of the Yale School of Music's new-music series, New Music New Haven, from The Greene Space at WQXR. The evening is presented as part of the second NY Phil Biennial and is hosted by Q2 Music's Helga Davis.

The evening features New York premieres by Yale faculty Martin Bresnick, David Lang, Aaron Jay Kernis and Hannah Lash; a work by Yale faculty Christopher Theofanidis; and a world premiere by Yale student Hilary Purrington. In addition, the event includes performances by Yale School of Music dean, pianist Robert Blocker, and selected vocal works by renowned alumnus Charles Ives.

Helga Davis will be joined by New York Philharmonic music director Alan Gilbert along with select composers for on-stage interviews.

Watch the live stream below:


Charles Ives: Selected songs
Jessica Pray, soprano
Douglas Dickson, piano

Christopher Theofanidis: Kaoru
Andrew Robson, flute
Felice Doynov, flute

Aaron Jay Kernis: Toward the Setting Sun (Vers le soleil couchant) (New York Premiere) 
Robert Blocker, piano

Hannah Lash: Leaves, Space (New York Premiere) 
Hannah Lash, harp 
Samuel Suggs, double bass

David Lang: where you go (New York Premiere)
Jeffrey Douma, conductor 
Yale Choral Artists

Martin Bresnick: And I Always Thought (New York Premiere) 
David Shifrin, clarinet 
Ani Kavafian, violin 
Lisa Moore, piano

Hilary Purrington: For your judicious and pious consideration (World Premiere)
Adele Grabowski, mezzo-soprano
Yevgeny Yontov, piano
Julia Clancy, viola

Hosted by:

Helga Davis

Comments [1]

Harry Rolnick from New York

To Helga Davis: Unsure whether the Facebook comment came in. Only that it was a pleasure to meet you last night at Greene Space, and your photo was so luminous that I had to include it into my review:

With thanks,

May. 26 2016 01:12 PM

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