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UPCOMING EVENTS

2019-2020 Season

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PAST EVENTS

June 15, 2019

Cambridge, MA

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CORRINE BYRNE, soprano
DONALD BERMAN, piano

Longy School of Music (map)

27 Garden St

Cambridge, MA 02138

7:30pm

FREE

 

AARON HELGESON

Through glimpses of unknowing

JOHN MORRISON

Hollow Box

OSNAT NETZER

Expectations
JEREMY VAN BUSKIRK

Tria
AMY BETH KIRSTEN

fire

AARON HELGESON

A long while

May 31, 2019

Brooklyn, New York

DONALD BERMAN, piano

Bargemusic (map)

Brooklyn Bridge Blvd

Brooklyn, NY 11201

7:00pm

$35 GENERAL
$25 SENIOR

$20 STUDENT/CHILD

NADIA BOULANGER

Vers la vie nouvelle
AARON HELGESON

Through glimpses of unknowing
DAVID RAKOWSKI

Preludes (selections)
ROBERT SCHUMANN

Kreisleriana, op. 16

May 14, 2019

New York, New York

ALICE TEYSSIER, soprano

ENSEMBLE ÉCHAPPÉ

DiMenna Center for Classical Music (map)

450 W 37th St

New York, NY 10018

8:00pm

FREE


SELIM GÖNCÜ

Post Pandemonium

AARON HELGESON

Notes on a page (of Sappho)
TAKUMA ITOH

Arrow of Time

TINA TALLON

Sear

CLAUDE VIVIER

Bouchara

May 3, 2019

Providence, Rhode Island

DONALD BERMAN, piano

Music Mansion (map)

88 Meeting St

Providence, RI 02906

8:00pm

FREE

NADIA BOULANGER

Vers la vie nouvelle
AARON HELGESON

Through glimpses of unknowing
DAVID RAKOWSKI

Preludes (selections)
ROBERT SCHUMANN

Kreisleriana, op. 16

April 17, 2019

La Jolla, California

SUSAN NARUCKI, soprano
DONALD BERMAN, piano

Conrad Prebys Music Center (map)

University of California San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr

La Jolla, CA 92093

7:30pm

$15.50 GENERAL ADMISSION
$10.50 FACULY/STAFF/ALUMNI

NADIA BOULANGER

Au bord de la route

Chanson

Cantique

J'ai frappé
Vers la vie nouvelle

RUTH CRAWFORD SEEGER

Five Songs
VIKTOR ULLMAN

Three Hölderlin Lieder
INGRID STÖLZEL

Grand is the Seen
CHRISTOPHER CERRONE

That Night with the Green Sky
NINA YOUNG

Swan Song
AARON HELGESON

Through glimpses of unknowing
CHARLES IVES

114 Songs (selections)

December 3, 2018

Cambridge, Massachusetts

ENSEMBLE UNCAGED

Pickman Recital Hall (map)

Longy School of Music of Bard College

27 Garden St

Cambridge, MA 02138

7:30pm

FREE

AARON HELGESON

Poems of sheer nothingness

(others TBA)

November 20, 2018

New York, New York

ISABEL GLEICHER, flute

Miller Theater (map)

Columbia University

2960 Broadway

New York, NY 10027

6:00pm

FREE

BARRY SHARP

The calling

AARON HELGESON

Self portrait (without me)

TOSHIO HOSOKAWA

Atem-Lied

DAVID LANG

thorn

FREDERICK RZEWSKI

Aria

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN

O rubor sanguinis

November 17, 2018

New York, New York

KEVIN KAY, clarinet

Spectrum NYC (map)

70 Flushing Ave

Garage A

Brooklyn, NY 11205

7:00pm

$15 General Admission

$10 Students/Seniors

KAIJA SAARIAHO

Duft

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

November 3, 2018

Jersey City, New Jersey

WAVEFIELD ENSEMBLE

MANA Contemporary (map)

888 Newark Ave

Jersey City, NJ 07306

7:00pm

FREE

AARON HELGESON

Echoes of always

ANAHITA ABBASI

Situation 2

VICTORIA CHEAH

i watched her smile her hand

PIERRE BOULEZ

Dérive 2

September 27, 2018

Brooklyn, New York

DUO HELIX

St. John's Episcopal Church (map)

139 St. John's Place

Brooklyn, NY 11217

12:00pm

FREE ($20 Suggested Donation)

PAUL KEREKES

Blur

BELINDA REYNOLDS

Share

BARRY SHARP

Even Here

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

DEREK BERMEL

Silvioudades

June 12, 2018

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

THE CROSSING

The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill (map)

8855 Germantown Ave.

Philadelphia, PA 19118

AARON HELGESON

The Book of Never*

 

*Reading of selections for premiere in 2020. Supported by the Barlow Endowment and University of Chicago.

June 11, 2018

Cambridge, Massachussettes

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NEAVE TRIO

Longy School of Music of Bard College (map)

Pickman Concert Hall

27 Garden St.

Cambridge, MA 02138

FREE

music by:

CHRISTIAN WOLFF

AMY BETH KIRSTEN

AARON HELGESON

JOHN MORRISON

OSNAT NETZER

JEREMY VAN BUSKIRK

MORTON FELDMAN

June 3, 2018

Brooklyn, New York

DUO HELIX

St. John's Episcopal Church (map)

139 St. John's Place

Brooklyn, NY 11217

3:00pm

FREE ($20 Suggested Donation)

PAUL KEREKES

Blur

BELINDA REYNOLDS

Share

BARRY SHARP

Even Here

ELLIOTT CARTER

Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

DEREK BERMEL

Silvioudades

PAUL KEREKES

Hail

May 17, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

Northwestern University (map)

Bienen School of Music
950 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

5:00pm

AARON HELGESON

Lecture – "Echoes of Always"

April 28, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

ENSEMBLE DAL NIENTE

University of Chicago (map)

Logan Center for the Arts
950 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

8:00pm

$25 General Admission

$20 Faculty & Staff

$10 Students

AARON HELGESON

Echoes of always

JACK HUGHES

String Quartet in Three Scenes

TIM PAGE

Oru

PIERCE GRADONE

That Dark Electric

April 20, 2018

Oberlin, Ohio

TIBERIU BAICOIANU, clarinet

Oberlin Conservatory of Music (map)

Warner Concert Hall

77 W College St
Oberlin, OH 44074

6:30pm

FREE

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

GIACOMO MILUCCIO

Rhapsodie

FRANZ SCHUBERT

Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821

March 18, 2018

Alpine, Texas

ERIC UMBLE, clarinet

St. James Episcopal Church (map)

University of Miami

510 N 6th St
Alpine, TX 79830

6:00pm

FREE

ELLIOTT CARTER

Gra

STEVE REICH

New York Counterpoint

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

CAMILA AGOSTO

For Bb clarinet and electronics

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH

Partitas for Violin (arranged or clarinet)

March 4, 2018

Miami, Florida

FETA FM FEST

ERIC UMBLE, clarinet

St. Bede Chapel (map)

University of Miami

1150 Stanford Dr

Coral Gables, FL 33146

3:00pm

FREE

ELLIOTT CARTER

Gra

JURAJ KOJS

[New Work TBA]

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

CAMILA AGOSTO

For Bb clarinet and electronics

February 11, 2018

Chicago, Illinois

IMANI WINDS

University of Chicago (map)

Rockefeller Chapel
950 E 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

FREE

VALERIE COLEMAN

Red Clay and Mississippi Delta

NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV

Scheherazade

ASTOR PIAZZOLA

Contrabajissimo

AARON HELGESON

Calls of close and away

VALERIE COLEMAN

Tzigane

November 5, 2017

Chicago, Illinois

SPEKTRAL QUARTET

DANIEL PESCA, piano

KATIE SCHOEPFLIN, clarinet

University of Chicago (map)

Fulton Hall
5845 Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

FREE

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

MARIA KAOUTZANI

jaune doré

TED MOORE

samara

AARON HELGESON

Through glimpses of unknowing

KEVIN KAY

Senses

ALISON YUN-FEI JIANG

Isles

AARON HELGESON

Brief regards for sometimes

October 15, 2017

Cambridge, Massachusetts

COLLAGE NEW MUSIC

MARY MACKENZIE, soprano

Longy School of Music (map)

Pickman Recital Hall
27 Garden Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

$25-30 General Admission

$20-25 Seniors

$8-10 Students

AARON HELGESON

Poems of sheer nothingness
MARTI EPSTEIN

Oil and Sugar
YI YIING CHEN

The Starry Night
JAMES PRIMOSCH

A Sibyl
FRED LERDAHL

Fantasy Etudes

September 17, 2017

Tokyo, Japan

REIKO MANABE, flute

Ryogoku Monten Hall (map)
1 Chome 3-9
Ryogoku/Sumida
Tokyo, Japan 130-0026
¥3,000 in advance
¥3,500 at the door

AARON HELGESON

……………..
BENJAMIN SABEY

Arc Flicker
MARCO MOI

Almost Vanishing
GIACINTO SCELSI

Tetratkys
PHILIPPE HUREL

Eolia
USKO MERILÄINEN

Suvisoitto

June 15, 2017

Cambridge, MA

LOADBANG

Longy School of Music of Bard College (map)

Pickman Concert Hall

27 Garden St.

Cambridge, MA 02138

FREE

FOLK RABE

Basta

SCOTT WOLLSCHLEGER

Bring Something Into This World

CLAUS-STEFFEN MAHNKOPF

Esé apie vandenis

JEREMY VAN BUSKIRK

If I Could Start Again

PAUL CLIFT

radotements avec citations

GEORGES APERGHIS

Cinq Couplets

AARON HELGESON

Shards of forever across a blinding elsewhere

April 29, 2017

San Francisco, CA

SEVENTH AVENUE PERFORMANCES

JESSIE NUCHO, flute

MCKENZIE CAMP, percussion

Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church (map)

1329 7th Ave

San Francisco, CA 94122

FREE

DAVID LANG

lend/lease

AARON HELGESON

Nothing from nothing (is black are white)

LOU HARRISON

Ariadne

ALEXANDRE LUNSQUI

Ligare

April 11, 2017

San Francisco, CA

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Center for New Music (map)

55 Taylor St

San Francisco, CA 94102

$15 General Admission

$10 Members/Underemployed

STEVE REICH

Nagoya Marimbas

AARON CASSIDY

i, purples spat blood, laugh of beautifully lips

PAULA MATTHUSEN

on the imagined reason of night sounds

MAURICIO KAGEL

Schattenklange

IANNIS XENAKIS

Keren

ALVIN LUCIER

music for baritone with slow sweet pure oscillators

AARON HELGESON

Shards of forever across a blinding elsewhere

TIMOTHY MCCORMACK

Heavy Matter

KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN

Harlequin

March 17, 2017

Lancaster, PA

LANCASTER NEW SOUNDS

ERIC UMBLE, clarinet

CARRIE FREY, viola

Henrietta Hesler Design Studio (map)

217 W Walnut St, Fl 2

Lancaster, PA 17603

REBECCA CLARKE

Allegro & Pastorale

LUCIANO BERIO

Sequenza VI

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

DANIEL TACKE

übermalung von JSB

February 12, 2017

Hamilton, NY

THE CROSSING

DONALD NALLY, conductor

Colgate Memorial Chapel

Colgate University

13 Oak Dr.

Hamilton, NY 13346

FREE

DAVID LANG

last spring

TOIVO TULEV

And then in silence there with Me be only You

EDIE HILL

Cancion de el alma

AARON HELGESON

A way far home

DAVID LANG

where you go

KEVIN PUTS

To Touch the Sky

February 2, 2017

Cambridge, MA

SONIC ILLUSIONS: THE MUSIC OF AARON HELGESON

Pickman Hall

Longy School of Music of Bard College (map)

27 Garden St

Cambridge, MA 02138

$0-20

AARON HELGESON

Across a blinding elsewhere

AARON HELGESON

Through glimpses of unknowing

AARON HELGESON

 ..................

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

AARON HELGESON

A long while

December 17, 2016

Wilmington, DE

THE CROSSING

DONALD NALLY, conductor

Christ Church Christania Hundred (map)

505 Buck Rd

Wilmington, DE 19807

7:00PM

$30 General Admission

$25 Seniors

$20 Students

DAVID LANG

last spring

TOIVO TULEV

And then in silence there with Me be only You

EDIE HILL

Cancion de el alma

AARON HELGESON

A way far home

DAVID LANG

where you go

KEVIN PUTS

To Touch the Sky

December 16, 2016

Philadelphia, PA

THE CROSSING

DONALD NALLY, conductor

Church of the Holy Trinity (map)
1904 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103

8:00PM

$25 General Admission

DAVID LANG

last spring

TOIVO TULEV

And then in silence there with Me be only You

EDIE HILL

Cancion de el alma

AARON HELGESON

A way far home

DAVID LANG

where you go

KEVIN PUTS

To Touch the Sky

August 25, 2016

Washington, DC

WILD SHORE NEW MUSIC

Sylvan Theater (map)

Washington Monument

Washington, DC

7:00PM

FREE

ALBERT BEHAR

Be Hear Now

BEN COSGROVE 

Carrying Capacity

ERIK DULUCA

Cascades

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

AARON KIRSCHNER

Cryokenetic Variations

STEPHEN LIAS

 Jeffrey Pine

BRIAN SIMALCHIK

Overlooks
MAX STOFFREGEN

California Crest: Cinder Cove

August 23, 2016

New York, NY

WILD SHORE NEW MUSIC

Federal Hall (map)

26 Wall St

New York, NY 10005

12:30PM & 7:00PM

FREE

ALBERT BEHAR

Be Hear Now

BEN COSGROVE 

Carrying Capacity

ERIK DULUCA

Cascades

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

AARON KIRSCHNER

Cryokenetic Variations

STEPHEN LIAS

 Jeffrey Pine

BRIAN SIMALCHIK

Overlooks
MAX STOFFREGEN

California Crest: Cinder Cove

August 14, 2016

Homer, AK

WILD SHORE NEW MUSIC

Bunnel Street Arts Center (map)

106 W Bunnell Ave

Homer, AK 99603

8:00PM

FREE

ALBERT BEHAR

Be Hear Now

BEN COSGROVE 

Carrying Capacity

ERIK DULUCA

Cascades

AARON HELGESON

A place toward other places

AARON KIRSCHNER

Cryokenetic Variations

STEPHEN LIAS

 Jeffrey Pine

BRIAN SIMALCHIK

Overlooks
MAX STOFFREGEN

California Crest: Cinder Cove

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