Hear Now 2016 Concerts

HEAR NOW 2016 Festival of New Music by Contemporary Los Angeles Composers

April 21, 23 and 24, 2016

THURSDAY, 8:00 PM
April 21

Orchestra concert

Presented in collaboration with the UCLA Philharmonia,

Neal Stulberg, conductor

Schoenberg Hall, UCLA

BEN PHELPS: Circus Maximus

WILLIAM KRAFT: Settings from Pierrot Lunaire

CEIRI TORJUSSEN: Blodeuwedd (2001, rev. 2015)

DANIEL KESSNER: River of Time (2001)

SATURDAY, 3:00 PM
April 23

HEAR NOW/PIE Electroacoustic concert:

Presented in collaboration with People Inside Electronics (PIE)

Miles Memorial Playhouse, Santa Monica

JOSHUA CARRO – [[[nex]]] (2015) with French horn

LIVIU MARINESCU – Shadows with piano

JASON HEATH – Wanaya Songs

JOSEPH PEREIRA – …alter the way things are with us down here (2012; rev. 2016) with amplified contrabass quartet

JEFF BEAL – new work (world premiere) with trumpet

SATURDAY 8:00 PM
April 23

Chamber concert

Presented in collaboration with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. LACO artist-in-residence, cellist par excellence Joshua Roman, will be our guest artist.

First Lutheran Church of Venice

ADAM SCHOENBERG ayudame (2004) cello solo

ISAAC SCHANKLER Oscillations (2005) piano solo

JEFFERSON FRIEDMAN Quintet (2013) (LA premiere) string quartet plus cello

ANDREW THOLL hitting things won’t solve your problems (but it might make you feel better) (2009) piano and percussion (1 player)

REENA ESMAIL Teen Murti  string quartet plus cello

GERNOT WOLFGANG Open Spaces  (2013) (US premiere) clarinet and piano

HUGH LEVICK Tierra Del Fuego (2014-15) (world premiere) string quartet and bass baritone

 

SUNDAY 5:00 PM
April 24th

CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT

First Lutheran Church of Venice

CAROLINE LOUISE MILLER reductionism is a dirty word (2015) (US premiere) bass flute, piano, contrabass

JEREMY CAVATERRA The Owls (2011) string quartet and percussion    

KATHRYN BOSTIC Tres Osos y una Playa flute,clarinet,bassoon

YALIL GUERRA String Quartet No. 3 (in memoriam Ludwig van Beethoven) (2016) (World premiere – Pacific Serenades commission)

ELLIOTT GOLDKIND Buddha in der Glorie flute & tenor

VERA IVANOVA The Laughing Man Alphabet (2013-14; rev. 2015) flute, piano

DANTE DE SILVA Wake The Dead  (2012) (world premiere) piano trio       

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