• Monday, May 20, 2013

    Ensemble ACJW Concludes Its 2012-2013 Season With a Performance at Brooklyn's Galapagos Art Space on Monday, June 10 at 7:30 PM 

    From Dusk til Dawn: A Musical Journey from Darkness to Light
    Image of Ensemble ACJW © Jennifer Taylor.  
    In a newly announced concert, Ensemble ACJW performs an original program entitled From Dusk til Dawn: A Musical Journey from Darkness to Light at Galapagos Art Space on Monday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. For their debut performance at the Brooklyn venue, the musicians have put together an imaginative program with several of their original compositions and new arrangements in addition to works and excerpts by Chopin, Ravel, Schoenberg, Messiaen, George Crumb, Herbie Hancock, and more. The program is a musical journey from darkness to light, with repertoire selected to represent dusk, midnight, and dawn—sometimes explicitly and other times more abstractly. See below for complete program details.

    About Ensemble ACJW

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

    All members of the group are 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.

    Program Information
    Monday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m.
    Galapagos Art Space
    ENSEMBLE ACJW


    FROM DUSK TIL DAWN: A MUSICAL JOURNEY FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHT

    DUSK
    GESUALDO Ecco Morire Dunque
    CHOPIN Nocturne in E minor, Op. 72 No. 1
    JAY WADLEY New Work (World Premiere)
    MICHELLE ROSS To the Moon
    DOUG BALLIETT Mercury and Battus: a rap cantata
    RAVEL Scarbo from Gaspard de la Nuit

    MIDNIGHT
    SCHOENBERG Mondestrunken; Nacht; Mondfleck from Pierrot Lunaire
    SCIARRINO II from Tre Notturni Brillanti
    CRUMB Vox Balaenae

    DAWN
    MESSIAEN Abîme des oiseaux from Quatuor pour la fin du temps
    BARTÓK Relaxation from Contrasts
    R. STRAUSS Morgen, Op. 27, No. 4 (arr. by Tyler Wottrich)
    HERBIE HANCOCK Sunlight (arr. by Thomas Bergeron)

    Tickets:
    $15 in advance, $20 at the door

    Galapagos Art Space
    16 Main Street
    Brooklyn, New York 11201

    For more information please call (718) 222-8500.
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    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 The Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation, Susan and Edward C. Forst and Goldman Sachs Gives, the Max H. Gluck Foundation, The Irving Harris Foundation, The Kovner Foundation, and Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr.

    Additional support has been provided by The Bodman Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Nicola Bulgari, The Edwin Caplin Foundation, and Leslie and Tom Maheras.

    Public support is provided by the New York City Department of Education and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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