Carnegie Hall Presents

American Composers Orchestra

Hear amazingly diverse repertoire, including world premieres and music that is new to New York audiences, performed by the intrepid American Composers Orchestra. This no-holds-barred series explores contemporary composers whose music challenges audiences and stretches the sonic limits of an orchestral ensemble.

Series Events

Friday, October 25, 2013 | 7:30 PM
American Composers Orchestra
Orchestra Underground: Adding Fuel to the Fire
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • American Composers Orchestra
    Robert Spano, Conductor
  • Martin Kuuskmann, Bassoon
  • Bill Morrison, Filmmaker

Program

  • PETER FAHEY A Mirror to Kathleen's Face (World Premiere)
  • CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS Bassoon Concerto
  • FRED LERDAHL Spirals (NY Premiere)
  • JULIA WOLFE Fuel (film by Bill Morrison)
Julia Wolfe's Fuel
Ensemble Resonanz | Brad Lubman. Conductor
Cantaloupe Records
Thursday, February 20, 2014 | 7:30 PM
American Composers Orchestra
Orchestra Underground: Lines on a Point
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • American Composers Orchestra
    George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor
  • The Crossing
    Donald Nally, Conductor
    Margaret Kampmeier, Piano
    Stephen Gosling, Piano
    Mark DeChiazza, Filmmaker
    Mark Andrews, Cinematographer

Program

  • TED HEARNE Ripple (NY Premiere)
  • LISA RENÉE COONS Vera's Ghosts (World Premiere)
  • DAVID LANG statement to the court (NY Premiere)
  • AMY BETH KIRSTEN strange pilgrims (film by Mark DeChiazza) (World Premiere)
  • STEVE REICH Eight Lines
Steve Reich's Eight Lines
London Steve Reich Ensemble
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Friday, April 4, 2014 | 7:30 PM
American Composers Orchestra
Orchestra Underground: Border Vanguards
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • American Composers Orchestra
    George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor
  • Luciana Souza, Vocalist

Program

  • REVUELTAS Alcancías
  • GABRIELA LENA FRANK Manchay Tiempo (NY Premiere)
  • MARCOS BALTER Favela (World Premiere)
  • GUNTHER SCHULLER Contours
  • DEREK BERMEL Mar de Setembro (NY Premiere)
Revueltas's Alcancias (Allegro vivo)
London Sinfonietta
RCA Red Seal

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