Yale School of Music (Bob Handelman)

Q2 Music Presents NY PHIL BIENNIAL: Yale School of Music’s New Music New Haven

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

7:00 PM

The NY PHIL BIENNIAL comes to The Greene Space with a special edition of the Yale School of Music's illustrious new-music series New Music New Haven.

Featuring New York premieres by Yale faculty Martin Bresnick, David Lang, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Hannah Lash, a work by Yale faculty Christopher Theofanidis, and a world premiere by Yale student Hilary Purrington. The evening also includes performances by Yale School of Music dean, pianist Robert Blocker, and selected vocal works by renowned alumnus Charles Ives.

Q2 Music host Helga Davis will be joined by New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert along with select composers for on-stage interviews.

The concert will be followed by a NY PHIL BIENNIAL Play Date - a post-concert meet-up with the composers and performers over cocktails.  

This event is part of the 2016 NY PHIL BIENNIAL

Video Webcast

You can also watch a live video stream of the show here at 7pm ET



Yale School of Music’s New Music New Haven

Charles Ives: Selected songs
Jessica Pray, soprano
Douglas Dickson, piano

Christopher Theofanidis: Kaoru
Andrew Robson, flute
Felice Doynov, flute

Aaron Jay Kernis: Toward the Setting Sun (Vers le soleil couchant) (New York Premiere)
Robert Blocker, piano

Hannah Lash: Leaves, Space (New York Premiere)
Hannah Lash, harp
Samuel Suggs, double bass

David Lang: where you go (New York Premiere)
Jeffrey Douma, conductor
Yale Choral Artists

Martin Bresnick: And I Always Thought (New York Premiere)
David Shifrin, clarinet
Ani Kavafian, violin
Lisa Moore, piano

Hilary Purrington: For your judicious and pious consideration (World Premiere)
Adele Grabowski, mezzo-soprano
Yevgeny Yontov, piano
Julia Clancy, viola