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The International Double Reed Society and Circles and Lines Present New Music for Double Reeds

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Composer collective Circles and Lines teams up with the International Double Reed Society for an evening of music featuring virtuosi of the double reed world. C + L celebrates five years of concerts with commissions for The New York Philharmonic’s Rob Botti, ICE’s Rebekah Heller, contemporary star soloist Jacqueline LeClaire, Ensemble ACJW’s Brad Balliet, Alarm Will Sound’s Gina Cuffari and Christa Robinson, and Talea’s Adrian Morejon at SubCulture New Music Venue and underground bar. The program features five world premieres of pieces by C + L composers Angélica Negrón, Conrad Winslow, Noam Faingold, Dylan Glatthorn and Eric Lemmon, fifteen minute-long world premieres written for Robert Botti, as well as works by Marcos Balter, Edgar Guzman, and Ernst Krenek.  The evening will present two sets of the composers’ pieces, plus a third, late ‘open’ set featuring improvisations, works for electronics and other works programmed by the performers.

SubCulture 45 Bleecker St. – Downstairs.
Wednesday August 6th, 2014

Set I (Door at 6:00, Concert at 6:30):
Sonatina by Ernst Krenek
All This Talk of Saving Souls by Eric Lemmon
Fifteen Minutes of Fame for Vox Novus
Breaking the Surface by Noam Faingold
Unearth by Dylan Glatthorn
Tone Riddles by Conrad Winslow
Stereogram by Angélica Negrón

Set II (Door at 8:00, Concert at 8:30):
∞¿? by Edgar Guzman
All This Talk of Saving Souls by Eric Lemmon
and also a fountain… by Marcos Balter
Tone Riddles by Conrad Winslow
Three Caprices by Brad Balliet
Unearth by Dylan Glatthorn
Breaking the Surface By Noam Faingold
Stereogram by Angélica Negrón

Set III (Door at 10:00, Concert at 10:30):
Following by Dai Fujikura for solo bassoon (world premiere)
Qualia II by Marcelo Toledo for bassoon and tape
On speaking a hundred names by Nathan Davis for bassoon and live processing
Press Release by David Lang
New Work by Sunny Knable for bassoon/voice
Three Caprices (solo bassoon) – written and performed by Brad Balliett
Matt Sullivan/Paul McCandless – oboe improv
Following by Dai Fujikura for solo Bassoon

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Circles and Lines & Cadillac Moon Interview with WRIU’s Music for Internets

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This interview was conducted via skype with WRIU’s Justin Brierley, for his contemporary classical show, Music for Internets.  Discussion included overviews of the music played, collaboration between a composer collective and contemporary performance group, what compels the artists to engage in “New Music”, and pencils.

Part 1: Cadillac Moon Ensemble + Circles and Lines Interview with WRIU’s Justin Brierley

Part 2: Cadillac Moon Ensemble + Circles and Lines Interview with WRIU’s Justin Brierley Part 2

Credits for recordings used on the show:

Quimbombó by Angélica Negrón [7:09]
Recorded by CME at Indiana University – Southeast during a recording residency with New Dynamic Records. (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Mike Midlarsky, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
Tembleque by Angélica Negrón [2:24]
Recorded by CME at Indiana University – Southeast during a recording residency with New Dynamic Records. (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Mike Midlarsky, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
Canis Major I. Wolf-Rayet Star EZ CMa by Eric Lemmon (excerpt) [1:38]
Excerpt recorded by CME in Dolan Studio at NYU on 2/28/13 (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Meaghan Burke, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
Canis Major II. IC 2177 by Eric Lemmon (excerpt) [2:09]
Excerpt recorded by CME in Dolan Studio at NYU on 2/28/13 (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Meaghan Burke, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
A Knife in the Water by Noam Faingold [11:49] – include beginning-3:00 only
This is a performance from an April 2012 concert by CME in Vaudeville Park. (Patti Kilroy, violin; Mike Midlarsky, cello)
Fever Dreams by Dylan Glatthorn (excerpt) [2:27]
Excerpt recorded by CME in Dolan Studio at NYU on 2/28/13. (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Meaghan Burke, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
Abiding Shapes by Conrad Winslow (excerpts) [3:46]
These are excerpts from the December 2012 concert in Portland, ME. (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Meaghan Burke, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
Galactic Mouthematics by Ed Rosenberg [10:45]
Recorded by CME at Indiana University – Southeast during a recording residency with New Dynamic Records. (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Mike Midlarsky, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
Towards the Flame by Shawn Allison [11:40]
Recorded by CME at Indiana University – Southeast during a recording residency with New Dynamic Records. (Roberta Michel, flute; Patti Kilroy, violin; Mike Midlarsky, cello; Sean Statser, percussion)
Bubblegum Grass Peppermint Field by Angélica Negrón [7:09]
Live recording from the 2011 Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival.
String Quartet No. 1 – II. Grave by Eric Lemmon [8:09]
Recorded in Dolan Studio, with Curtis Stewart, Patti Kilroy, Sarah Lemons, James Waldo.
Try the Spirits by Conrad Winslow [10:45]
Studio recording from 2012 (Daniel James, flutes; Colin Davin, guitars; Ken Hamao, mandolin, Alejandro Acierto, bass clarinet). 2013 ASCAP Morton Gould award.
The Place You Go Before You Die by Burning City Orchestra (Noam Faingold) [4:33]
Rough mix to be released on his new album.
Stars Falling Like Raindrops by Dylan Glatthorn [7:53]
Live performance by PUBLIQuartet at Vaudeville Park, October 2011.

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Leadership support for New MusicUSA’s MetLife Creative Connections program is generously provided by MetLife Foundation. Additional support is provided by ASCAP, BMI Foundation, Inc., Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc., The William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, Jerome Foundation, mediaThe foundation, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York State Council on the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, The Rodgers & Hammerstein Foundation and the Virgil Thomson Foundation, Ltd.

Cadillac Moon Ensemble and Circles and Lines is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. 

Circles and Lines & Cadillac Moon Ensemble on WRIU’s Music For Internets with Justin Brierley

Tune in tomorrow from 10:00-12:30 to hear Circles and Lines with Cadillac Moon Ensemble! Some of the clips you hear on WRIU 90.3 will be a sneak peak at the program from our upcoming concert Cadillac Moon Ensemble and Circles & Lines: A Friendly Collaboration. May 17th, 5:00PM.

Highlights include a discussion of what it’s like collaborating with Cadillac Moon Ensemble to put on this concert, structural considerations and inspirations for each piece, and extra tunes from the composers and Cadillac Moon Ensemble.  I hope you all enjoy!

Funded in part through New MusicUSA’s MetLife Creative Connections program.

Cadillac Moon Ensemble and Circles and Lines is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

CADILLAC MOON ENSEMBLE AND CIRCLES AND LINES: A FRIENDLY COLLABORATION

As part of a yearlong collaborative project, Cadillac Moon Ensemble presents an evening of pieces from composer collective Circles and Lines. This concert is the culminating event of a long-standing collaboration with CME and C&L, which has included interviews with WVUM 90.5 in Miami, Florida and WRIU 90.3 in Kingston, Rhode Island, and an open rehearsal held at New York University and streamed for a worldwide audience.

CME will perform new works by Eric Lemmon and Dylan Glatthorn, as well as previously performed works by Angélica Negron, Conrad Winslow and Noam Faingold that have long been regarded as favorites in CME’s repertoire. Immediately following the concert, there will be a Q&A session with the audience and both groups discussing the collaborative process.

The concert is Friday, May 17, 2013 at 5:00pm at Tenri Cultural Center (43A West 13th Street, Manhattan). Tickets are: $15 general; $10 students and seniors.

Program:

  • Angélica Negrón – Quimbombó*#
  • Eric Lemmon – Canis Major * # †
  • Dylan Glatthorn – Fever Dreams * # †
  • Noam Faingold – A Knife in the Water
  • Conrad Winslow – Abiding Shapes * #

* commissioned by CME
# premiered by CME
† World Premiere

Funded in part through New MusicUSA’s MetLife Creative Connections program.

Cadillac Moon Ensemble and Circles and Lines is made possible in part with public funds from the Manhattan Community Arts Fund, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

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