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February 2016
13
Modern Love Songs (1997-2002)

Phillip Cheah, voice
Trudy Chan, piano

For its first concert of 2016, the Cheah Chan Duo presents "Modern Love Songs", a concert of love songs by contemporary composers of the 20th and 21st centuries. Featuring the eponymous song cycle by Chester Biscardi, the program also showcases music by Harold Arlen, Milton Babbitt, Leonard Bernstein, Francesca Blumenthal, Alberto Ginastera, Frank J. Oteri, Mary Rodgers, Stephen Sondheim, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Kurt Weill, and many more. So come and join the Duo in celebrating Valentine's Day with an evening of beautiful music that is sure to get you in the mood for love!

Sponsored by the 2016 Composers Now Festival.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
7:30 PM

The Church of St. Luke in the Fields
487 Hudson Street
New York City

Tickets & Information


17
Modern Love Songs (1997-2002)

Dennis Tobenski, tenor
Marc Peloquin, piano

And He'll Be Mine: Love Songs by Gay American Composers
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
7:00 PM

To launch their debut album, And He'll Be Mine: Love Songs by Gay American Composers, tenor Dennis Tobenski and pianist Marc Peloquin bring these previously unrecorded songs to the Midwest, starting with a residency at Illinois State University. Also on the program are works by David Del Tredici, Zachary Wadsworth, Darien Shulman, and Dennis Tobenski.

Illinois State University
Kemp Recital Hall
Bloomington, IL

Concert is free and open to the public.

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Modern Love Songs (1997-2002)

Dennis Tobenski, tenor
Marc Peloquin, piano

Tenor Dennis Tobenski and pianist Marc Peloquin end their Midwestern tour at Asbury United Methodist Church in Kankakee, IL. Also on the program are works by David Del Tredici, Zachary Wadsworth, Darien Shulman, and Dennis Tobenski.

And He'll Be Mine: Love Songs by Gay American Composers
Friday, February 19, 2016
7:00 PM

Asbury United Methodist Church
196 S. Harrison Ave.
Kankakee, IL

Suggested Donation: $10

March 2016
1
Mestiere (1979)

Martin Goldray, piano

Music Tuesday: Stravinsky's L'histoire du soldat and other works by Biscardi, Muchmore and Schubert

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
1:30 PM

Reisinger Concert Hall
Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, New York

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Photo | Pier | Moonlight (2015)

Roger Zahab and Jennifer Sternick, violins

New Music for Strings: Works by John Cage, Daniel Gilliam, Kela Parker, David Stock, David Mahler, Chester Biscardi, Eve Beglarian, Peter Maxwell Davies, Roger Zahab, Thomas Scheurich and Michael Boyd

Saturday, March 26, 2016
3:00 PM

James Laughlin Music Hall
Chatham University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

April 2016
12
In Time's Unfolding (2000)

Joshua Groffman, piano

Voices Up! New Music, New Poetry
In collaboration with Poets Out Loud

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
7:30 PM

Fordham University
Lincoln Center Campus
Lowenstein Building, Twelfth floor lounge
113 West 60th Street, NW corner, 60th and Columbus Avenue
New York City

Admission is free and open to the public


30
The Gift of Life (1990-1993)

Justine Aronson, soprano
Richard Valitutto, piano



Contemporary Undercurrent of Song Project
FEATURED DUO PERFORMANCE:
JUSTINE ARONSON & RICHARD VALITUTTO

phase//shift | songs of transition, change, loss and growth by Thomas Adès, Chester Biscardi, Chris Cerrone, Jesse Jones & Amy Beth Kirsten

Saturday, April 30, 2016
7:30 PM

All Saints' Episcopal Church
16 All Saints' Road
Princeton

Tickets ($20 adults | $10 students) & Information

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"What a Coincidence" from Modern Love Songs (1997-2002)

Matthew Silver, tenor
Alex Rybeck, piano

Ten Pieces of Silver: A Cabaret Today

Including songs by Harold Arlen, Stephen Sondheim, Johnny Mandel, Robert Lopez, Jule Styne, Dorothy Fields, Larry Grossman, and Leonard Bernstein.

With Alex Rybeck, piano/arrangements, music direction; Ralph Olsen, woodwinds/sax; Michael Goetz, bass; and Dan Gross, drums.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
1:00 PM

Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, New York

Admission is free and open to the public.

June 2016
25
Witch Dance (1983)

Meghan Meehan Schreiber, dancer
LeAnn Yannelli, choreographer

Music recorded live on August 23, 2012 at the Staunton Music Festival,
I-Jen Fang and Elayne Harris, percussionists

The Hudson River Museum Dance and Music Festival

Saturday, June 25, 2016
8:00 PM

Hudson River Museum Amphitheater
Yonkers, New York

September 2016
28
Nel giardinetto della villa (1994) (excerpts)

Marco Fatichenti, piano

Lecture-Recital: "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis"

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Istituto Italianio di Cultura, London

For further information please see marcofatichenti.com and Istituto Italiano di Cultura Londra


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