Carnegie Hall Presents

Twentieth Century Sounds

The American Composers Orchestra explores composers of today who stretch the sonic limits of the voice and orchestra, three Cohen siblings present their infectious originals and joyful New Orleans and post-bop standards, and conductor Robert Spano leads Ensemble ACJW in a performance of Messiaen's Des canyons aux étoiles … in this fresh series of contemporary music.
January 18, 2013
American Composers Orchestra
February 15, 2013
3 Cohens Sextet: Anat, Avishai, and Yuval
March 19, 2013
Ensemble ACJW

American Composers Orchestra

Orchestra Underground: Time Travels

Zankel Hall
Friday, January 18, 2013 | 7:30 PM


American Composers Orchestra
George Manahan, Music Director and Conductor
Kate Soper, Soprano
Jennifer Zetlan, Soprano


ZHOU LONG Bell Drum Towers (US Premiere)
KATE SOPER now is forever: I. Orpheus and Eurydice for Soprano and Orchestra (World Premiere)
KYLE BLAHA Triptych (World Premiere)
FOSS Time Cycle: Four Songs for Soprano and Orchestra
Lukas Foss’s Time Cycle, a landmark work of the 20th century, concludes ACO’s second concert this season, titled Time Travels. Also on the program are two exciting world premieres by New York–based composers Kyle Blaha and Kate Soper, and Bell Drum Towers by Zhou Long, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize.

This concert is part of My Time, My Music.


Foss's Time Cycle: Four Songs for Soprano and Orchestra

Columbia Symphony Orchestra | Leonard Bernstein, Conductor | Lukas Foss, Piano | Adele Addison, Soprano
Sony Classical

3 Cohens Sextet: Anat, Avishai, and Yuval

Zankel Hall
Friday, February 15, 2013 | 9:30 PM


Anat Cohen, Clarinet and Tenor Saxophone
Avishai Cohen, Trumpet
Yuval Cohen, Soprano Saxophone
Aaron Goldberg, Piano
Omer Avital, Bass
Jonathan Blake, Drums
Clarinet and tenor saxophonist Anat Cohen, along with her brothers trumpeter Avishai and soprano saxophonist Yuval, lovingly present their infectious originals and joyful New Orleans and post-bop standards.

This concert is part of Late Nights at Zankel Hall.



3 Cohens
Courtesy of Anzic Records
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Ensemble ACJW

Featuring musicians of 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
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 | 6 PM


Ensemble ACJW
Robert Spano, Conductor
Juho Pohjonen, Piano
Laura Weiner, Horn
Ian Sullivan, Xylorimba
Jared Soldiviero, Glockenspiel


MESSIAEN Des canyons aux étoiles …
This energetic collective of fellows from The Academy has earned accolades for its fresh approach to wide-ranging repertoire. It’s joined here by Robert Spano, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's music director, in a performance of Messiaen’s Des canyons aux étoiles.