CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

Performance Friday, November 21, 2014 | 7:30 PM

American Composers Orchestra

Orchestra Underground: Monk's Sphere

Zankel Hall
American Composers Orchestra concerts “are always fascinating … frequently exhilarating forays into recent music—or music that was written decades ago but is still fresh” (Newsday). The American Composers Orchestra, conducted by Music Director George Manahan, performs world premieres and a classic piece by Meredith Monk.

Performers

  • American Composers Orchestra
    George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor
  • Theo Bleckmann, Vocals
  • Ian Williams, Electronics
  • Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble

Program

  • IAN WILLIAMS Clear Image (World Premiere)
  • A.J. MCCAFFREY Scrabbling Upwards and Slithering Back (World Premiere)
  • LOREN LOIACONO Stalks, Hounds (NY Premiere)
  • THEO BLECKMANN My Brightest Garment (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • MEREDITH MONK Night

Watch


Meredith Monk: Carnegie Hall's 2014-2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair

Meredith Monk is the holder of the 2014–2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall.
This performance is part of Meredith Monk, and Fast Forward.

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