Carnegie Hall Presents

American Composers Orchestra

Series Events

Friday, October 15, 2010 | 7:30 PM
American Composers Orchestra
ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND: MYSTICS & MAGIC
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • American Composers Orchestra
    George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor
  • Susan Narucki, Soprano
  • Ursula Oppens, Piano

Program

  • JOHN LUTHER ADAMS The Light Within (World Premiere, Orchestral Version)
  • DRUCKMAN Nor Spell Nor Charm
  • VIVIER Lonely Child (NY Premiere)
  • WANG JIE From the Other Sky (World Premiere)
  • SINGLETON BluesKonzert (NY Premiere)

  • Program is approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes, including one intermission
Friday, December 3, 2010 | 7:30 PM
American Composers Orchestra
ORCHESTRA UNDERGROUND: A TIME & PLACE
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • American Composers Orchestra
    George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor
  • Christopher Trapani, Hexaphonic Guitar
  • Douglas J. Cuomo, Electronics
  • Maya Beiser, Cello

Program

  • IVES Central Park in the Dark
  • RYAN FRANCIS High Line (World Premiere)
  • DOUGLAS J. CUOMO Black Diamond Express Train to Hell (World Premiere)
  • CHRISTOPHER TRAPANI Westering (World Premiere)
  • JEROME KITZKE The Fire at 4 a.m. (World Premiere)

  • Program is approximately 1 hour, 30 minutes, including one intermission
Friday, March 4, 2011 | 7:30 PM
American Composers Orchestra
Playing it Unsafe
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • American Composers Orchestra
    George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor
  • Joan La Barbara, Vocalist
  • Leni Schwendinger, Lighting Designer
  • Line C3 Percussion Group
    ·· Haruka Fujii
    ·· Chris Thompson
    ·· John Ostrowski
    ·· Sam Solomon

Program

  • LAURA SCHWENDINGER Shadings (World Premiere)
  • HENRY THREADGILL No Gates, No White Trenches, Butterfly Effect (World Premiere)
  • JOAN LA BARBARA In solitude this fear is lived… (World Premiere)
  • SEAN FRIAR Clunker Concerto (World Premiere)

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