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Tuesday, June 3, 7:30 PM
CONTACT! AT THE BIENNIAL, AT SUBCULTURE
This season’s collaboration between 92nd Street Y and the New York Philharmonic in CONTACT!, the Philharmonic’s new-music series, is one of the highlights of the inaugural NY PHIL BIENNIAL, a kaleidoscopic exploration of today’s music, May 28–June 7.
The series returns to the vibrant new underground performing arts space SubCulture on Bleecker Street for a program that is “made in the USA”— works for solo instruments by six emerging American composers, including five World Premiere–New York Philharmonic Commissions and a New York Premiere, performed by New York Philharmonic musicians. Marc Kaplan, co-founder/director of SubCulture, will host the concert, briefly interviewing each composer and soloist duo before their work is performed. All audience members attending this concert are invited to meet composers and performers at the bar in SubCulture as part of the post-concert NY PHIL BIENNIAL Play Date, one of several meet-ups taking place during the biennial. Biennial Pass holders will receive a total of two free drink vouchers redeemable at Play Dates.
Tuesday, June 3, 7:30 PM
“An Evening of Young American Composers”
Marc Kaplan, host
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic
PAOLA PRESTINI: Eight Takes (for Solo Cello)**
Sumire Kudo, cello
ERIC NATHAN: As Above, So Below (for Solo Trombone)**
Joseph Alessi, trombone
OSCAR BETTISON: Threaded Madrigals (for Solo Viola)**
Rebecca Young, viola
RYAN BROWN: Four Pieces for Solo Piano*
Eric Huebner, piano
MICHAEL HERSCH: Of Sorrow Born: Seven Elegies (for Solo Violin)**
Yulia Ziskel, violin
CHRIS KAPICA: Fandanglish (for Solo Clarinet)**
Pascual Martínez Forteza, clarinet
*New York premiere
**World premiere, New York Philharmonic commission
Tickets $25, 40
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