Carnegie Hall Presents

Fast Forward

This forward-thinking series features works by significant creators of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Bryce Dessner, David Lang, and Arvo Pärt, among others.Their music has also spawned a new breed of musical interpreters—So Percussion, Susanna Mälkki, and Carnegie Hall’s own Ensemble ACJW among them—that continue to strike out in new directions and captivate audiences during their electrifying performances of what is new, now, and next.

Series Events

Saturday, November 23, 2013 | 9 PM
So Percussion
American Patterns
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • So Percussion
    ·· Eric Beach
    ·· Josh Quillen
    ·· Adam Sliwinski
    ·· Jason Treuting
  • Bryce Dessner, Guitar
  • Matmos
    ·· Drew Daniel, Electronics
    ·· M.C. Schmidt, Electronics

Program

  • BRYCE DESSNER Music for Wood and Strings (World Premiere, commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
  • MATMOS so-called remix (World Premiere)
  • SO PERCUSSION/MATMOS Carnegie Double Music (World Premiere)
  • DAVID LANG the so-called laws of nature
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 | 6 PM
collected stories: spirit
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Huun-Huur-Tu
  • Julian Wachner, Conductor
  • Nicholas Phan, Tenor
  • Dashon Burton, Baritone
  • Renée Anne Louprette, Organ
  • ToniMarie Marchioni, Oboe
  • Shelley Monroe Huang, Bassoon
  • Emily Popham Gillins, Violin
  • Saeunn Thorsteinsdóttir, Cello
  • TENET
    Jolle Greenleaf, Artistic Director

Program

    Tuvan Throat Singing
  • ARVO PÄRT Passio
Arvo Pärt's Passio
The Hilliard Ensemble
ECM
Saturday, May 10, 2014 | 8 PM
Ensemble ACJW
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
Zankel Hall

Performers

  • Ensemble ACJW
    Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
  • Topi Lehtipuu, Tenor

Program

  • SCHOENBERG Chamber Symphony No. 1
  • JUKKA TIENSUU Mora
  • GEORGE BENJAMIN Three Inventions (NY Premiere)
  • JOHN ADAMS Chamber Symphony
John Adams's Chamber Symphony ("Roadrunner")
London Sinfonietta
Rhino Entertainment

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