September 7, 2016
music of Michael Hersch at Spectrum, NYC:
“the weather and landscape are on our side” for solo violin *world premiere*
“Carrion-Miles to Purgatory” for violin and cello with cellist Mariel Roberts
“in the snowy margins” for solo violin

October 4, 2016
solo violin recital on Festival Integrales at Teatro Colon
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Stefan Wolpe: Piece in Two Parts
Elliott Carter: Four Lauds
Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 9
Roger Sessions: Sonata for Violin

2015-16:

September 8-10
residency at East Carolina University, presented by NC NewMusic Initiative:
solo recital of music by Carter, Perez-Velasquez, Xenakis, Saariaho, Barrett, Mackey, Ferneyhough, Chasalow
and composers workshop and violin/viola masterclass

September 12, 9:30pm
solo concert presented by Contemporary Insights
Elliott Carter “Four Lauds”, Brian Ferneyhough “Unsichtbare Farben” and Richard Barrett “Air”

September 25
“Dialogues” event presented by Composers Now
Eric Chasalow: “Scuffle and Snap” for violin and electronics
also on the program: Marcos Balter, Ryan Muncy, Valerie Coleman
at the Dwyer Cultural Center in Harlem

September 27
Guitarist Nadav Lev’s album release concert: New Strings Attached, music by Israeli composers at Le Poisson Rouge
Jonathan Keren: “Three Ladino Songs” with Nadav Lev and Ariadne Greif

October 3
Michael Hersch’s opera “On the Threshold of Winter”
at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore

October 30
Michael Hersch’s opera “On the Threshold of Winter”
at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN

November 8
Composers Conference artists concert at Wellesley College
on violin and viola
Haydn Trio F# minor
Telemann Trio Sonata in G
Davidovsky “Flashbacks”
Harbison “Samuel Chapter”

November 14
solo show on violin and viola at Liquid Music, presented by the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, MN
with Nina C. Young, electronics
Six works by Young, Fujikura, Saariaho, Barrett, Perez-Velasquez
http://www.liquidmusicseries.org/miranda-cuckson-sun-propeller/

December 4
with Yarn/Wire at National Sawdust
premiere of “Into the Breach” by George Lewis for violin, pianos and percussion
premiere by Chiyoko Szlavnics

December 12
counter)induction at National Sawdust
“Remembering Lee Hyla”
Hyla chamber works, including NY premiere of “Wave”

January 9, 7pm
Boulez tribute concert at Le Poisson Rouge, NYC
Boulez: Anthèmes 1 for violin
Ryan Francis: Anthem for violin and electronics (premiere)

January 9, 10pm
music of Gregg Kallor: “Short Stories” for violin and piano
with Gregg Kallor, piano
Subculture, NYC

January 24, 8pm
Nunc at National Sawdust:
Diego Tedesco  “Divertimento II” premiere
Jonathan Dawe “Roventi” premiere
David Fulmer  “Silence of the Sirens” NY premiere
Elliott Carter “Four Lauds” for violin
Michael Jarrell “Eco III” for soprano and harp
Iannis Xenakis  “Aroura” for 12 strings
Ticket link here

January 30, 7:30pm
at Tenri Institute
Composers Now Festival 2016 opening concert
“Repeated Notes” for solo violin by Steven Mackey
Info and tickets here

February 2
counter)induction
chamber works by Hungarian composers
Sheen Center, NYC

February 9
recording music for “The Crucible” by Philip Glass with Jeffrey Zeigler and Michael Riesman

February 17
8pm: “La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura” by Luigi Nono
with Christopher Burns
at National Sawdust
preceded by 7pm: Ekmeles performs vocal music of Josquin, Ockeghem, Nono, Scelsi, Sciarrino
Ticket link here

February 27
solo recital benefit for The Walden School – music by Bach, Mallonee, Constantino, Saariaho, Carter, Mackey
Jazzway, Baltimore

March 3
Paul Desenne violin concerto “The Two Seasons of the Caribbean Tropics”
with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and conductor Carlos Izcaray
Birmingham, AL

March 7
Music Mondays at Advent Lutheran Church
violin/piano pieces by Ross Lee Finney and Krysztof Penderecki with pianist Aaron Wunsch

March 15
violin/viola solo and with electronics at the Met Breuer
music by Nina C. Young, Ryan Francis (new premiere), Kaija Saariaho, Louis Karchin, Brian Ferneyhough, Stefan Wolpe, Dai Fujikura and more
with David Bird, electronics

March 23-26
“La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura” by Luigi Nono
with Christopher Burns
Utopian Listening: the Late Electroacoustic Music of Luigi Nono”
co-sponsored by Tufts and Harvard Universities
March 24, 7:45pm  workshop/discussion of “La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura”
March 25 8pm performance
March 26 8pm performance

April 3
Fonema Consort at National Sawdust with Miranda Cuckson, viola
works by Pablo Chin, Irene Quero, Jason Eckardt, Francisco Guerrero, Anton Webern
ticket link here

April 16
music by Lansing McCloskey at Spectrum, 7pm
premiere of “Two” for solo violin

April 17-19
Nunc residency at Williams College
April 18: concert of works by Ileana Perez Velasquez (including premiere of new work for violin+ensemble), Shulamit Ran, Jay Schwartz and Ton That Tiet
info here

April 24, 3pm
Brian Fennelly memorial concert, Tenri Institute
“Canzona and Dance” with counter)induction

April 25-26
recording solo works by Wolpe, Carter and Ferneyhough at National Sawdust

May 3
New Music USA presents A John Duffy Celebration
“Heritage Suite” for violin and piano by John Duffy
with Aaron Wunsch
7:30pm at Roulette

May 5
Sebastian Currier “Verge” at the Institute for Advanced Study,
Princeton University
with Ben Fingland and Stephen Gosling

May 7, 8pm and May 8, 4pm
Frederic Rzewski Piano Trio at Bargemusic
with Ursula Oppens and Raman Ramakrishnan

May 10
Cuckson/McMillen ECM duo album release concert “Bartók, Schnittke, Lutoslawski”
Le Poisson Rouge, NYC, 7pm
event link

May 15
premiere of “Whistleblower” with Philip Glass and Jerry Quickley
benefit for Days and Nights Festival
City Winery

June 3
counter)induction at Tenri Institute, including world premiere of “Tethys” for violin+ensemble by Douglas Boyce

June 10
Lex54 concerts, St. Peter’s Church NYC
György Kurtág: selections from “Kafka Fragments” for soprano and violin
Michael Hersch: “a breath upwards” for soprano, clarinet, viola, horn

June 14
recording “a breath upwards” by Michael Hersch

June 21
recording music by/with Gregg Kallor
“Short Stories” and “A drunken man’s praise of sobriety” for violin/piano
“A Fevered Dream” piano trio

July 2
recording works for solo violin by Louis Karchin:
“Dark Mountains/Distant Lights” and “Prayer”

July 9
recording “Within a veil of mist” by Bruce Reiprich
with Stephen Gosling and Chris Gross

July 17-31
faculty performer at Composers Conference and Contemporary Performance Institute, Wellesley College
works by composer fellows + music including Enescu Octet, Stravinsky L’histoire du soldat, CPE Bach, Telemann, Ravel

August 6
Crested Butte Festival, CO
with ICE, music by Suzanne Farrin

August 26
Locrian Chamber Players
Riverside Church, 8pm
music by Bermel, Tse

2014-15:

CD releases:

  •  Melting the Darkness: solo violin works by Xenakis, Haas, Bianchi, Burns, Perez-Velasquez, Sigman, Rowe (Urlicht Audiovisual) 
  • music of Anna Weesner (Albany Records) – solo piece and duos 

September 7
solo set on Brothers Balliett evening:
works by Johann Sebastian Bach and Eric Chasalow
9pm

September 20
Lee Hyla memorial concert, 12-3pm
with counter)induction: “Amnesia Redux” for piano trio
St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, NYC

September 27
counter)induction at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
music by Eric Moe, Stephen Anderson, Kyle Bartlett

October 5
solo recital at Haverford College, PA
Bach G minor Sonata
solo contemporary works by Bianchi, Weesner, Chasalow, Hersch

October 7
solo performance at MATA gala- Oscar Bianchi’s “Semplice”
Tibet House, NYC

October 23
Stefan Wolpe Society concert at DiMenna Center, NY, 8pm
Wolpe: Piece in Two Parts for solo violin
Ralph Shapey: Four Etudes for solo violin

October 30
world premiere of string sextet by Charles Wuorinen
on viola with the JACK Quartet
Italian Academy at Columbia University, NY

November 3
counter)induction at the New York Library of the Performing Arts
works by Otto Luening, Margaret Brouwer

November 6
Mutations with Vijay Iyer
Strathmore Music Center, North Bethesda, MD

November 8-9
Mutations with Vijay Iyer
OZ  Nashville

November 12
7:30pm NYC
release event for “Melting the Darkness” Part I
violin+electronics and solo electronics works by Ileana Perez-Velasquez, Alex Sigman and Robert Rowe

November 14
6:00pm, FREE
first concert of new Brown Institute Concert Series (Columbia University, 2950 Broadway)
release event for “Melting the Darkness” Part II: microtonal works by Xenakis, Haas, Burns, Bianchi
also cellist Paul Dwyer plays Xenakis “Kottos”

November 17
recital at Bard College, 8pm
with Blair McMillen
works by Lutoslawski, Schnittke, Bartók, Meltzer

November 18
faculty recital at Mannes College, 8pm, FREE
with Blair McMillen
works by Lutoslawski, Schnittke, Bartók, Meltzer

November 20-23
Black Mountain Songs at BAM
music by Caroline Shaw, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner

December 5
Mutations and Radhe Radhe with Vijay Iyer
UCLA

December 10-11
seminar and solo recital at Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore
Program:
Mikka S   Iannis Xenakis
Piece in Two Parts for violin alone    Stefan Wolpe
Four Etudes for solo violin  Ralph Shapey
Semplice  Oscar Bianchi
Intermedio alla ciaconna  Brian Ferneyhough

December 18-20
Mutations with Vijay Iyer
Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY

January 3-5
recording for ECM Records in Lugano
Bartok, Schnittke and Lutoslawski duos with Blair McMillen

January 25, 3pm
solo c)i X+N show with electronics
music by Mario Davidovsky and Donald Martino
Spectrum, NY

January 30
on viola in music by George Lewis and John Zorn with ICE
Abrons Arts Center, NYC

February 8
new violin/piano piece by Wendy Griffiths
Music Under Construction concert, 4:30pm
Mannes Concert Hall

February 11
Nono “La lontananza nostalgica utopica futura” at Lawrence University, WI
with Christopher Burns
webpage link

March 12
viola duo by Rex Isenberg
on Jessica Meyer’s X+N c)i show, 7pm

March 13
on violin and viola with ICE at Americas Society, NYC
music by Mario Davidovsky (including world premiere)

March 14
Richard Cameron-Wolfe’s Lilith for violin and piano with pianist Michael Brown
American Composers Alliance
at DiMenna Center in NYC

March 21-23
Nunc residency at University of Wisconsin, Madison
music by Crumb, Augusta Read Thomas, Schwendinger, Sebastian Currier

April 4
counter)induction at Trinity Center, Philadelphia
music of George Crumb, Douglas Boyce

April 9
solo recital at Strathmore Music Center
works by Xenakis, Davidovsky, Sessions and Ferneyhough:
http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=10487

April 11
counter)induction at Subculture, NYC
music of George Crumb, Douglas Boyce

April 12
music by Anthony Korf at Academy of Arts and Letters, 3pm
with Louis Hanzlik, Alan Kay et al

April 25
solo set: works by Haas, Ferneyhough, Xenakis at EMPAC, Troy NY
8pm

April 27
Lou Harrison: Concerto for Violin and Percussion Orchestra
with Mannes Percussion Ensemble and James Baker
Mannes Concert Hall, 8pm

April 30
Schoenberg Suite Op. 29
Hindemith Clarinet Quartet
with Neidich, Gythfeldt, Sherry, Oppens et al
CUNY Graduate Center, 1:00pm

May 3
Look and Listen Festival, NY, 7pm
solo works by Shulamit Ran, Iannis Xenakis, Kaija Saariaho
Donatoni “Ciglio III” with Cory Smythe

May 9
new violin piece by Marcelo Toledo
at Spectrum

May 12
Steven Mackey’s “Repeated Notes” for solo violin (US premiere)
Sound Kitchen at Princeton University

May 16
counter)induction at Church of the Intercession
works by Nielson, Bartlett, Boyce, Moe
NYC

May 31-June 5
Beethoven Institute at Mannes College with pianist Thomas Sauer
May 31: Beethoven Sonata Op. 30 No. 3
June 3: George Walker: Sonata No. 2  and
Lyric for String Quartet with Serena Canin, Misha Amory, Michael Kannen

June 11
chamber music of Gregg Kallor at Subculture
with Gregg Kallor, piano and Joshua Roman, cello

June 17-19
Institute and Festival for Contemporary Performance (IFCP) at Mannes College
June 17:  Boulez: Dérive I
June 18: music of David Sanford
June 19:  solo recital, half-program:  Xenakis, Ferneyhough, Saariaho, Mackey

June 26
Richard Barrett festival at Spectrum
“Air”for solo violin

July 19-August 2
Composers Conference at Wellesley College

Sept 8-10
residency and recital at East Carolina University

2013-14:

CD releases:

  • Roger Sessions’ Solo Sonata, Elliott Carter’s Duo and Jason Eckardt’s Strömkarl with Blair McMillen (Urlicht) — released! 
  • violin music by Jeffrey Mumford’s “through a stillness brightening” (Albany) — released! Review here 

September 22-23
recording Vijay Iyer’s “Mutations” with Iyer at Avatar Studios

October 17
works by Jonathan Keren, Steven Mackey, Jorge Liderman, Paul Desenne, Charles Wuorinen
with guitarist Nadav Lev and mezzo-soprano Rinat Shaham

October 19
Portrait concert of Michael Hersch, including two solo violin works
DiMenna Center, 8pm

October 24
faculty recital at Mannes College, 8pm
with  Yegor Shevtsov
Debussy Sonata
Steven Mackey Sonata
Donald Martino: Fantasy-Variations for violin
Beethoven Sonata Op. 30 No. 2 in C minor

November 10
counter)induction at Tenri Institute, 8pm
music by Halka, Stem, Boyce, Gander, Cage, Feldman

November 19
“Dolce Far Niente” for violin/piano by Cenk Ergun at Princeton University, 8pm

December 14
Nunc concert at Tenri Institute, 8pm
music by Cenk Ergun, Gilad Cohen, Sofia Gubaidulina, Alexander Goehr, Anton Arensky
http://nuncmusic.org/nunc-concert-at-tenri-institute/

January 2-5
New Year’s Festival at Bargemusic
Paul Desenne’s Sonata for solo violin
US premiere 

January 10-11
counter)induction at Williams College
music by Ryan Streber, Mario Davidovsky, Ileana Perez-Velasquez, Douglas Boyce

January 24
recital at French Embassy in Washington, DC, 7:30pm
FUSION presented by the Phillips Collection and broadcast by Radio France
music by Barber, Boulez, Debussy, Mackey, Copland
with pianist Yegor Shevtsov
FUSION link

February 7 and 8
Nunc at Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University

Brahms Horn Trio
Ligeti Horn Trio
David Rakowski Etudes
Brian Ferneyhough  Intermedio alla Ciaconna
Nunc page

February 10
Kurtag concert at Music Mondays, Advent Lutheran Church
chamber music of Kurtag, Webern, Schumann (violin and viola)

February 23
Recital presented by Las Americas en Concierto:
works by North and South American composers for violin/viola and piano
at Greenwich House Music School

March 2
recital at Contempo, University of Chicago
with pianist Ning Yu
works by Haas, Davidovsky, Xenakis, Gubaidulina, Unsuk Chin, Jae-Goo Lee 

March 4
Nono “la lontananza..” at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

March 5
Nono “la lontananza..” at Northwestern University, Chicago

March 8 and 9
Pascal Zavaro’s “Songs of Innocence” for violin and chorus
with Cantori New York

March 16
counter)induction at Greenwich House Music School
music by Streber, Suberburg, Boyce, Sciarrino

March 29
performance with Vijay Iyer at Haus der Kunst in Munich

March 31
solo recital on Signatures series at Lorain County College, Ohio
works by Desenne, Boulez, Mumford, Hersch, Mamlok
info here

April 1
solo concert at the Cleveland Museum of Art
works by Xenakis, Haas, Ferneyhough, Boulez, Burns

April 10
Recital at Bargemusic
with pianist Steven Beck
Andrew Rudin Sonata
Milton Babbitt “Little Goes a Long Way”
Bela Bartok  Sonata No. 1
Brian Ferneyhough  Intermedio alla Ciaconna

April 12
Washington Square Contemporary Music Society
chamber music by Robert Cuckson, Elizabeth Hoffman, Louis Karchin
Tenri Institute, 8pm

April 13
solo works by Jeffrey Mumford at Spectrum, 8pm
(from new Mumford CD, “from a stillness brightening”)
also Steve Beck, piano and Julia Bruskin, cello

April 17-19
Nono “la lontananza..” at New Music New College
Sarasota, FL
http://www.newmusicnewcollege.org

April 29
solo violin works by student composers at SUNY Purchase

May 9
solo recital on “Brooklyn’s Own” series
at Brooklyn Conservatory, 8-9pm
works by Eric Chasalow, Robert Rowe (“Melting the Darkness”), Jeffrey Mumford, Ursula Mamlok, Michael Hersch and Brian Ferneyhough
info and tickets here

May 13
new violin concerto “Noonieland” by Gilad Cohen
with Decoda at Princeton University

May 31
concert with Collide-o-Scope at Symphony Space
works by Jason Eckardt, Yotam Haber, Spencer Topel, Lou Bunk

June 7
counter)induction at SubCulture, NYC
music of Mario Davidovsky, including Duo Capriccioso, Quartetto No. 3, Chacona
c)i page

June 8
“Souvenir” for viola and electronics by Carl Christian Bettendorf
at the New York Electro-Acoustic Festival
8pm at Abrons Arts Center, NYC

June 25
Nunc premiere of “On the Threshold of Winter” by Michael Hersch
at BAM’s Fishman Space
www.nuncmusic.org
BAM page (buy tickets)

July 6
Messiaen’s “Quatuor pour la fin du temps” at Music Mountain, CT
with Alex Fiterstein, Nick Canellakis and Michael Brown

July 24
Steven Mackey Sonata for violin and piano at the Composers Conference
with pianist Molly Morkoski
Wellesley College

August 15 and 16
concerts at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Argentina
with Nunc honoring the 80th birthday of Mario Davidovsky
all-Davidovsky program

August 28
Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church, NYC

 

Fall 2012-2013:

September 18
“in the snowy margins” for solo violin by Michael Hersch
all-Hersch concert at Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore
8pm 

October 7
Phillips Camerata at the Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
4:00pm
violin and viola:
Debussy Piano Trio w/Steven Honigberg and Timothy Hoft
Debussy Trio for Flute, Viola and Harp w/Bridget Kibbey
Ravel Piano Trio

 October 11
Portland Chamber Music Festival at the Space Gallery
Portland, Maine, 8pm
Guus Janssen String Quartet #2
Anna Weesner “The Nearness of Things” for solo violin
Sebastian Currier “Next Atlantis” for string quartet, electronics and video
w/ Jennifer Elowitch, Owen Dalby, Claire Bryant

 October 20
counter)induction presented by the Washington Square Contemporary Music Society
Tenri Institute, NY, 8pm
premiere of Brian Fennelly’s “Kythera Variations” for violin and piano
works by Jesse Benjamin Jones, Carson Cooman, Kyle Bartlett, Louis Karchin, Yehudi Wyner 

October 23
Sequitur at McGill University, Montreal
works by Vivier, Crockett, Meltzer, Currier
8pm

November 5 
chamber music of Thomas Adès: Catch, Court Studies from The Tempest, Les Baricades Misterieuses, Cardiac Arrest
and Janacek Violin Sonata
at Music Mondays series at Advent Lutheran Church, Broadway and 93rd st, FREE
7:30pm
www.musicmondays.org 

November 18
Sequitur at Music on the Edge in Pittsburgh, PA
works by Meltzer, Ravel, Rosenblum, Williams 

December 8 and 9, 15 and 16
Beethoven String Quartets Op. 18: Nos. 3, 1, 2 on Dec 8/9 and Nos. 5, 6, 4 on Dec 15/16
at Bargemusic
with Jesse Mills, Melissa Reardon and Raman Ramakrishnan
www.bargemusic.org 

January 4

Nono CD release event at Spectrum, *7pm:
121 Ludlow Street, Second Floor, NYC
Tickets: $15 general/$10 students and seniors

–Live performance by Miranda and Chris of Leggii 3 and 4 from “la lontananza nostalgica utopica futura”
–Demo of the recording featuring Richard Warp’s realizations of the electronics in 5.1 channel surround sound
–Miranda performs Chris’ composition “come ricordi come sogni come echi: six studies on Nono’s ‘la lontananza nostalgica utopica futura’ for solo violin”
–Open forum with the artists

January 5

artists’ event at Spectrum, *7pm
121 Ludlow Street, Second Floor, NYC
Tickets: $15 general/$10 students and seniors

— Miranda Cuckson and Chris Burns perform Dai Fujikura’s “prism spectra” for viola and live surround electronics
— Chris Burns presents his compositions: “Opalescence” performed by Trevor Saint, and “Xenoglossia” for live electronics
— Richard Warp demonstrates his new brain-computer spatialization interface

January 13
benefit event for Nunc 4pm
Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St.
music by Michael Hersch, with Ah Young Hong, Matei Varga, Miranda Cuckson, Michael Hersch and Adam Sorkin
 http://nuncmusic.org/benefit-event-for-nunc-january-13-2013/

January 18
“Got to be Modernistic”
Nunc concert at Mannes Concert Hall, 8pm
works by Xenakis, Gubaidulina, Aperghis, Wuorinen, Loeb, Hersch, James P. Johnson
violin/viola with Mary Nessinger, voice; Adrian Morejon, bassoon; Ning Yu, piano; Joseph Brent, mandolin; Alex Lipowski, percussion
 http://nuncmusic.org/modernistic-jan-18-2013/

 January 31
counter)induction presented by the New York Public Library
at the Bruno Walter Auditorium, 6:00pm
Berio, Dallapiccola, Benjamin, Debussy, Hosokawa, Boyce, Streber

February 4
Kaminsky memorial concert at Merkin Hall, 8pm
with Talea Ensemble, music by Olga Neuwirth

February 10
concert of Jeffrey Mumford’s music at the National Gallery of Art
solo violin works and vln/vcl duo with cellist Julia Bruskin
Washington, DC
6:30pm 

February 15
“Here and Now” 8pm
recital at Bargemusic with Blair McMillen
NY premiere of Harold Meltzer’s “Kreisleriana”
and duos by Sean Shepherd, Steven Burke, Morton Feldman
and solos by Jeffrey Mumford and Joan Tower 

February 19
American Composers Alliance festival
Louis Karchin’s Rhapsody for violin and piano w/Steven Beck

March 1
Nunc at Contempo series at University of Chicago
Ralph Shapey Composer Portrait concert, 7:30pm
pre-concert panel discussion 6:30
Clarinet Quintet
Five for violin and piano
String Quartet No. 10
Piano Quintet
Contempo site

March 3 
guest performer with Fonema Consort
and works by Wuorinen, Bianchi, Saariaho
Vail Chapel at Northwestern University, Chicago

March 10
guest performer with Collage New Music
music of Anton Webern and Morton Feldman (“Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello”)
Longy School, Boston, 8pm

March 15
“Pairings” concert: Messiaen “Quartet for the End of Time” and music by JS Bach
at WMP Concert Hall, 8pm
with Alexander Fiterstein, Aaron Wunsch and Julia Bruskin 

March 29
8pm: solo show at The Stone, NYC
program including works by Robert Rowe, Roger Sessions, Anna Weesner 

April 13
chamber works by Donald Martino and Salvatore Sciarrino
with Collide-o-Scope Music
at Greenwich House Music School
8pm

April 20
MATA festival with Talea Ensemble
Roulette, NYC 

April 21 
premieres of new works by NYU graduate composers, 8pm
with loadbang and a solo violin work by Wang Jie 

May 5
Nunc concert in Millbrook, NY at the Millbook School
works by Carter, Sciarrino, Bianchi, Stroppa, Weesner
1:30 presentation, 4:00 concert
 http://nuncmusic.org/concert-at-the-millbrook-school-may-5/

May 8
recital at the Italian Academy at Columbia University, 7pm
with Blair McMillen
world premiere of Jason Eckardt’s “Strömkarl”
Oscar Bianchi’s “Semplice”
Sciarrino Sonatina
Marco Stroppa “Passacaglia cannonica”
Tartini/Kreisler “Devil’s Trill” Sonata
FREE admission

May 21
recording Robert Rowe’s “Melting the Darkness” for violin and electronics
and Christopher Burns’ “come ricordi, come sogni, come ecchi: six studies on Luigi Nono’s la lontananza nostalgica
utopica
futura” for solo violin 

May 31
counter)induction at Tenri Institute, 8pm
Dai Fujikura’s “Halcyon” and “Dolphins” for two violas
Paul Desenne’s “The Worm’s Belly Dance” from Sonata for Solo Violin
and works by Vines, Rogers, Boyce

June 4
American Composers Alliance concert, 8pm
Symphony Space, NYC 

June 25
recording Roger Sessions’ Sonata for Violin for Urlicht AudioVisual

July 1-13
teaching and performing at the Foulger International Music Festival
performing chamber music by Schubert, Dvorak, Cage, Brahms, O’Connor, and Bach’s Violin Concerto in A minor

July 16
recital with pianist Yegor Shevtsov at the Golandsky Festival
McCarter Theatre, Princeton University, 8pm
Steven Mackey  Sonata
Beethoven  Sonata Op. 30 No. 2 in C minor
Debussy  Sonate
Bach Sonata in A BWV 1015

July 21-August 4
Composers Conference
including Eric Chasalow’s “Scuffle and Snap” for violin and electronics
Wellesley College, MA

August 12-18
Portland Chamber Music Festival 20th Anniversary season
chamber music by Mozart and Spohr

August 22
Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church, 8pm
music by Robert Carl, David Macdonald and Carl Schimmel 

 

2012:

January 23
counter)induction at Scandinavia House, 8pm
“Suomi”: works by Magnus Lindberg, Jukka Tiensuu, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Kaija Saariaho

February 3
concert at Library of Congress in Washington, DC in honor of Fritz Kreisler
World premiere of Harold Meltzer’s “Kreisleriana” for violin and piano, commissioned by the McKim Fund
works by Kreisler: String Quartet, Chanson Louis XIII et Pavane, Caprice Viennois, Praeludium and Allegro

February 15
String Quartet by Robert Cuckson
at Mannes College, the New School for Music, 8pm

March 4
counter)induction at Italian Academy, Columbia University, *6pm*
Lachenmann “dal niente”
Nono: Fragmente-Stille, an Diotima
Schoenberg: Ode to Napoleon
http://www.italianacademy.columbia.edu/events_calendar.html

March 24
music of Alexander Sigman at Spectrum in NYC, 9pm
– world premiere of VURTRUVURT for violin and electronics
– “the shining pillar of anti-beauty” for viola
– works for video and electronics


March 25
Bach Partita in D minor
at An die Musik, Baltimore, 5pm

March 27
“Time and Tide”: solo violin recital in Washington DC
George Washington University Department of Music
Stanley Yeskel Memorial Concerts
Jack Morton Auditorium, GW campus
program:
Bach Partita in D minor, BWV 1004
Hersch “in the snowy margins”
Ysaye Sonata No. 5

April 4
Columbia concert honoring Tristan Murail: new solo violin and viola pieces by Mika Pelo, Carl Bettendorf, Oliver Schneller and Oscar Bianchi
at Italian Academy, 8pm

April 15
recital at the Phillips Collection in Washington DC, 3pm
with pianist Aaron Wunsch:
Janacek Violin Sonata
Strauss Violin Sonata
Ross Lee Finney  Fiddle-doodle-ad

April 23
Music Mondays at Advent Lutheran Church in NY: music of Sean Shepherd
with Aaron Wunsch, Claremont Trio, Liang Wang
Shepherd: Dust for violin and piano; Oboe Quartet
Mozart: Oboe Quartet
www.musicmondays.org

April 24
“Dikhthas” by Iannis Xenakis and new work “Homage” by Cenk Ergun, with Ning Yu
at Princeton University

April 29
“Group Theory” on New Dynamic Records
counter)induction’s CD release concert, 8pm
Tenri Cultural Institute
works by Moe, Hyla, Stem, Streber, Boyce and Bartlett

May 12
Lost Dog Ensemble at Queens New Music Festival, 3pm
works by Bodin, Gubaidulina (“Dancer on a Tightrope” for vln/pno)

June 10
concert at Artist Profiles Project in Havertown, PA, 4pm
with cellist Sumire Kudo
Hersch: “After Hölderlin’s ‘Hälfte des Lebens'” for viola and cello
Hersch: “in the snowy margins” for violin
Rochberg:  Duo Concertant for violin and cello

July 2-7
Foulger International Music Festival, Kean University, NJ
July 6 concert:
Schumann Piano Quartet
Shostakovich Piano Quintet

July 10
Guggenheim Museum, NYC, 8pm
opening of “Art of Another Kind”
music by John Cage, Toru Takemitsu, Edgard Varèse, more
with Christopher McIntyre, Luke DuBois
, Stephen Gosling

July 13
solo recital on “Here and Now” series at Bargemusic: “The Nearness of Things”
8pm
Jeffrey Mumford  “linear cycles VII (cambiamente II)”  *NY premiere*
Mika Pelo  “Sprites”
Oscar Bianchi  “Semplice”  *US premiere*
Michael Hersch  Five Fragments *NY premiere*
Robert Cuckson  Rhapsody No. 1
Kaija Saariaho  Nocturne
Anna Weesner  “The Nearness of Things”  *world premiere*

July 22-August 5
Composers Conference at Wellesley College
concerts July 25, 26, 28, August 1, 2, 4

August 10
8pm, Fisher Center
Opening concert of Bard Festival: Saint-Saëns Piano Quartet Op. 41 (viola) with Horszowski Trio

August 11
“La muse et le poète”: Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra by Camille Saint-Saëns
with Sophie Shao, Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra
at the Bard Festival, 8pm, Fisher Center

August 12
Camille Saint-Saëns “Carnival of the Animals” at the Bard Festival
5:30 pm, Fisher Center

August 13-19
Portland Chamber Music Festival, concerts August 16 and 18
music by Sebastian Currier, Mozart, Brahms, Copland

August 24
Locrian Chamber Players at Riverside Church, NYC, 8pm
works by Caleb Burhans, James Bunch, Christian Carey, David Macdonald,
and Georg Friedrich Haas (including “de terrae fine” for solo violin)

September 1
Maverick Festival with Sequitur
works by Ravel, Faure and Meltzer

 

(Oct)2011-12:

October 18
Nunc presents Music by Michael Hersch at Merkin Hall, NY, 8pm
“After Hölderlin’s ‘Hälfte des Lebens'” for viola and cello: with Julia Bruskin, cello  – NY premiere
selections from The Vanishing Pavilions: Michael Hersch, piano  – NY premiere

October 30
counter)induction at Tenri Cultural Institute, 8pm: “Multiple Modernisms”
works by Boulez, Davidovsky, Babbitt, Feldman, Webern, Scelsi, Bartlett

November 1
recital on Evolution series in Baltimore, MD
Hersch: the wreckage of flowers
Hersch: 14 Pieces for solo violin

November 5
benefit concert for Amnesty International, at Mannes College, 8pm:
Prokofiev Violin Sonata in F minor, with Thomas Bagwell
pianist Richard Goode will perform Mozart and Chopin
November 6

counter)induction at the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 3pm

November 17
solo recital at Bargemusic, 8pm
works by Shulamit Ran, Alexander Sigman (world premiere), Reiko Fueting,
Georg Friedrich Haas, Pierre Boulez and Ileana Perez-Velasquez
www.bargemusic.org

December 8
103rd birthday concert for Elliott Carter, 8pm
at the 92nd Street Y

December 16
Washington Square Contemporary Music Society at Tenri Cultural Institute, 8pm