focus festival
  • Day

    Tuesday
  • Date

    Jan 29, 2019
  • Start Time

    7:30PM
  • Admission

    Free tickets available.

  • Venue

    Peter Jay Sharp Theater
  • Address

    The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023

Program information:

A Salute to 75 Years of International Radio Commissioning

6:30pm Pre-Concert Talk: a conversation about music and radio broadcasting, with John Schaefer and Joel Sachs

JOHN WOOLRICH (UK, b. 1954) A Singing Sky (2009)
Joan Hofmeyr, Soprano
Arthur Williford, Piano

CHAYA CZERNOWIN (Israel/US, b. 1957) Adiantum Capillus-Veneris (2015)
Vocal soloist to be announced

STEFANO GERVASONI Stefano Gervasoni (Italy, b. 1962) Drei Grabschriften upon epitaphs by Nelly Sachs (2017-8)   
Kady Evanyshyn, Mezzo-Soprano
Christopher Reynolds, Piano

FAZIL SAY (Turkey, b. 1970) Space Jump (2013)
Courtenay Cleary, Violin
Iona Batchelder, Cello
Cameron Richardson-Eames, Piano

All pieces on the first half were commissioned by ARD, the Consortium of German Public Broadcasters, for the Munich International Competition, a project of Bavarian Radio

HANS ABRAHAMSEN (Denmark, b. 1952) Six Pieces for French Horn, Violin, and Piano (1984)
Vincent Kiray, French Horn
Yue Qian, Violin
Sylvia Jiang, Piano
Commissioned by Danish Radio

KATI AGOCS (Canada, b. 1975) Nostalgia for Airs Unheard (2007, US premiere)
Jiaqi Long, Piano
Commissioned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

LUCIANO BERIO (Italy, 1925-2003) Sequenza No. 14 (2002)
Issei Herr, Cello
Commissioned by Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)

Know before you go! Read the program notes

Read the press release

Read Focus Festival Celebrates Radio Commissions in The Juilliard Journal.  

 
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