• Thursday, May 31, 2012

    Ensemble ACJW to Perform Final Concert of the Season on Sunday, June 10 at (Le) Poisson Rouge

    Academy Musicians Say Farewell As Final Concert Marks Completion of Their Two-Year Fellowship Program
    Program Information
    Sunday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m.
    (Le) Poisson Rouge
    ENSEMBLE ACJW


    RYAN GALLAGHER Solo and Ensemble (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    ARVO PÄRT Summa
    JOHANNES BRAHMS Rondo alla Zingarese: Presto, Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25, arr. by Samuel Baron
    ROBERT HONSTEIN Beginnings (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    GUSTAV MAHLER Urlicht, from Symphony No. 2 in C Minor arr. Brandon Ridenour
    DAVID BRUCE Forgotten Boots (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    GABRIEL FAURÈ In paradisum from Requiem, Op. 48 arr. Paul Won Jin Cho
    JOHN LENNON/ PAUL McCARTNEY In My Life arr. by Hamilton Berry
    BÉLA BARTÓK Poco a poco più vivace, Piano Quintet BB 33
    TARAF DE HAÏDOUKS Turcaeska arr. Yves Dharamraj

    Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 day of show
    For more information call 212-505-3474.
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    Lead Support of The Academy is provided by Goldman Sachs Gives.

    Major funding for The Academy–a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education–has been provided by Susan and Edward C. Forst and Goldman Sachs Gives, The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, the Maxwell H. Gluck Foundation, The Irving Harris Foundation, The Kovner Foundation, Martha and Bob Lipp, Judith and Burton Resnick, and the Susan and Elihu Rose Foundation.

    Additional support has been provided by The Arnow Family Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Nicola Bulgari, The Edwin Caplin Foundation, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, Mrs. Nancy A. Marks, Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., the Edward John Noble Foundation, The Joe Plumeri Foundation, and Suki Sandler.

    Additional funding provided by Breguet, in partnership with Henry and Elizabeth Segerstrom.

    The Academy is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Education, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State. 
    Ensemble ACJW—the performance arm of The Academy—completes its 2011–2012 season with a performance entitled Bite-Sized ACJW: Shreds and Sings at Greenwich Village’s (Le) Poisson Rouge on Sunday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. The program––also these musicians’ final concert in their two-year fellowship with The Academy –– will feature rich dance beats and lush melodies from Taraf de Haïdouks andThe Beatles to Arvo Pärt and Mahler, along with world premieres by Ryan Gallagher, Robert Honstein, and David Bruce, all whom were commissioned by Ensemble ACJW during the fellowship program.

    About Ensemble ACJW
    Ensemble ACJW is an inspirational collective of outstanding post-graduate musicians from The Academy that has earned accolades from critics and audiences alike for the quality of its performances as well as it fresh and open-minded approach to performance and programming.

    All members of the group are alumni or current fellows of The Academy, a two-year program that supports them as they develop careers as top-quality performers, innovative programmers, and dedicated teachers who are fully engaged with the communities in which they live and work.
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