C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective Presents C4x4: New Music for Chorus with String Quartet - Second Concerts of 2013-14 Season on March 6 in Manhattan and March 8 in Brooklyn
Event Date: March 3, 2014
Posted: March 3, 2014
Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Professional Choirs
C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective will present C4x 4: New Music for Chorus with String Quartet, the second concerts of its Innovate/Elevate 2013-14 New York season on Thursday, March 6 at 8:00 PM at The Meeting Room at Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South in Manhattan and Saturday, March 8 at 8:00 PM at Issue Project Room, 22 Boerum Place (at Livingston Street) in Brooklyn.
New Music for Chorus with String Quartet presents extraordinary recent music for strings and voices—from the depths of Appalachian mines, to the shores of San Francisco, to Heaven. Featured works are Tarik O’Regan’s The Ecstasies Above and Veronika Krausas’ The Language of Birds, along with C4 composer Michael Conley’s Dies Irae from his “Appalachian Requiem.” The program also includes World Premieres of works by C4 composers Mario Gullo - The Other Day/Saw You Once/It's Not Real, David Harris (C4 Alum) - Brief Hour and Martha Sullivan – Just. More about these concerts at http://www.c4ensemble.org/march-2014-concerts.html.
Special guests will be The Canite Quartet - Elizabeth Derham and Alex Shiozaki, violins, Isabel Hagen, viola and Sofia Nowik, cello.
Tickets for the March 6 and 8 concerts are $15 advance / $25 day of event/ with 10 $4 "Rush" admissions 30 minutes advance at the door. Tickets can be ordered at http://www.c4ensemble.org/march-2014-concerts.html. For more concert information, call 516-586-3433 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective exists to enrich artists and audiences alike through passionate advocacy of new choral works: performing pieces written within the last 25 years; premiering and commissioning new choral work; and mentoring emerging singers, composers, and conductors of today’s choral music. C4’s adventurous programming ?lls an important niche in the cultural life of New York, and the ensemble has proven its commitment to presenting high caliber music in a welcoming atmosphere. Their first CD release, Volume 1: Uncaged (http://www.c4ensemble.org/c4-uncaged-release.html), is on the 4Tay label. Visit them at http://www.c4ensemble.org/. For photos or more press information, visit http://www.c4ensemble.org/press-kit.html.
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This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Additional support comes from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and The Cary New Music Foundation, administered by New Music USA. C4 is a member of the New York Choral Consortium.
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