Voice/Hammer

March 26, 2018

$20

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Voice/Hammer

 

Two of Europe’s most influential and important 20th Century masters comprise this concert of Berio’s Sequenza III, featuring Sarasota's own mezzo-soprano, Thea Lobo. Boulez’s epic masterwork Le Marteau Sans Maȋtre for mixed ensemble closes out this landmark program.

 

Program

Luciano Berio

Pierre Boulez

Sequenza III

Le marteau sans maître


 

First Congregational Church

1031 S. Euclid Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237


March 26, 2018

8pm



 

Larger Forces

April 23, 2018

$20

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Larger Forces

 

Adam de Sorgo joins us as oboe soloist in our first commissioned work, Alchemy/Transmutation/Translation, a concerto by David Dies. American master John Adams and newcomer Michael Schachter join in for our season finale concert of dance rhythm inspired chamber orchestra jams!

 

Program

Michael Schachter

John Adams

David Dies

5, 6, 7, 8

Son of Chamber Symphony

Alchemy/Transmutation/Translation:
Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra


 

First United Methodist Church

104 S. Pineapple Ave.

Sarasota, FL 34236


April 23, 2018

8pm



 

Lost Landscapes

September 18, 2017

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Lost Landscapes

 

This concert will continue as scheduled. 50% of single ticket proceeds will be donated to hurricane relief efforts in Florida and Texas.

Journey with us from the New Mexico desert to the snowy north, to Tanglewood and New York City in this concert inspired by the spaces of nature around us. Featuring Missy Mazzoli’s Death Valley Junction and Einojuhani Rautavaara’s Lost Landscapes.

 

Program

Missy Mazzoli

Stephen Wood

Helen Grime

Einojuhani Rautavaara

Mason Bates

Death Valley Junction

Untrammeled

Snow and Snow

Lost Landscapes

Life of Birds


 

First Congregational Church

1031 S. Euclid Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237


September 18, 2017

8pm



 

Lou Harrison at 100 (Sarah Cahill)

December 11, 2017

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Lou Harrison at 100 (Sarah Cahill)

 

A centennial homage to Lou Harrison, celebrated American composer and maverick of sound. Featuring acclaimed pianist Sarah Cahill and Artistic Director Samantha Bennett in a number of works including the Grand Duo whose June 2017 performance of this work garnered the acclaim of “gorgeous intensity” by The New York Times.

 

Program

Grand Duo

Uneasy Rapture

Solo to Anthony Cirone

Varied Trio for piano, violin, and percussion


 

First Congregational Church

1031 S. Euclid Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237


December 11, 2017

8pm



 

Deep Red

January 29, 2017

$20

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Deep Red

 

Our cycle of Luciano Berio’s Sequenzas kicks off with Sequenza VIII for violin. Clarinet, violin and marimba all take turns leading this program. Bharat Chandra joins our string quartet in Kernis’ Perpetual Chaconne, and George Nickson joins composer Bright Sheng who will be with us to conduct his dreamscape marimba concerto, Deep Red.

 

Program

Luciano Berio

Aaron Jay Kernis

Bright Sheng

Sequenza VIII

Perpetual Chaconne

Deep Red


 

First Congregational Church

1031 S. Euclid Ave

Sarasota, FL 34237


January 29, 2018

8pm